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Of Polka Dots & Dolls

When I was planning the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Playbook, I knew I wanted to include a project that would enable me to talk about translating printed fabric into stranded colourwork. This type of inspiration source has appeared in nearly all … Continue reading

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Shetland in pictures

We are back from a short break in Shetland; this was a special trip, as it was Mark’s first time in Shetland and a holiday for my birthday. I thought you might like to see some photos! Puffins at Sumburgh … Continue reading

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Shetland-themed Sunday Tea in the South

800 miles South of the legendary Tingwall Teas put on by the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers, comrades of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and other nearby shires gathered yesterday at Purlescence to partake of homebaked fare, admire one another’s … Continue reading

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KNITSONIK 10 – EDDIE, my beloved digital sound recorder (Part 1)

The latest bumper edition of the KNITSONIK podcast comes in several parts and is – as suggested by the title – rather focused on the SONIK side of things. It is dedicated to my battered old EDIROL R-09, AKA EDDIE. … Continue reading

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KNITSONIK Minicast 03 – Tall Yarns’n Tales

Meet my amazing friends Andrea Franklin and Linda de Ruiter of Tall Yarns’n Tales! This minicast also includes one of Brenda Dayne’s beautiful essays from A Knitter’s Manifesto, the CD release on which we worked together several years ago. Continue reading

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