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Free knitting or crochet lessons in gloucestershire

| September 16, 2014

As of today, I’m finally stopping thinking of doing this and getting going. I have considered for a long time now, offering lessons in all the crafty things I do well enough to consider teaching someone else. So. From now, currently free, I am offering Standard crochet Tunisian crochet Basic knitting (throw/english, pick/continental, combined or […]

Wildcraft fibre club part 2

| September 9, 2014

So. You remember the single I made Well I plied it up by splitting it over 2 bobbins and I have to say the final hank doesn’t show the lovely graceful slow colour changes I ended up with on the bobbin. Should have taken a photo of that. Thus shows the fibre I started with […]

Wildcraft fibre club

| September 7, 2014

You remember the summer sky batch I did. Well this was the fibres from before. And while I haven’t plyed it yet due to the Andean plying disasters. Which is what I would like to so with it but won’t S it’s nice. So will have to wind it onto another bobbin to ply it.


| September 7, 2014

So. I got an as does knitters loom. It’s designed to portable and practical. Well. A little doubt on that. First thing you do is attach the warp/length wise strings. There are a few way. The “easiest” is the method I tried where you attach the post provided so you can attach a string to […]

Yet another go at Andean plying

| September 7, 2014

So. I had a lovely bobbin of merino. It was a lovely single Once again it spat in my face. It resisted plying and the active twist meant it tangled again. I ended up turning it into Navajo ply but that didn’t go as smoothly as I’d have liked I hereby swear Andean plying can […]

Bobs first long draw full bobbin

| September 7, 2014

So. This was done with otim fibres. Otim is a treated merino that’s even softer.

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