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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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Shetland Teas in the South this Sunday…

One of the highlights of Shetland Wool Week is the Sunday Teas with the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers. Sunday Teas are something of an institution in Shetland and are held all through the summer months on … Continue reading

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#TURBOEYF

I am delightedly packing for the Edinburgh Yarn Festival and have some news and announcements before I head off. Firstly, congratulations to Florapie whose name was randomly drawn to win a PDF copy of Spilly Jane’s magnificent tome, SPILLY JANE … Continue reading

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KNITSONIK Minicast 02 – Silkworms

As promised the KNITSONIK Minicast 02 – Silkworms – telling the story of how I raised a colony of silkworms for a commission I was working on for TATE Modern last year. You can listen below or download direct from … Continue reading

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