New patterns: Inklings

Pen & Ink

Pen & Ink

I’m so excited to share my new Inklings hat and cowl set with you. I released them this morning, and Pen & Ink is already in the top 10 and storming up the hot list!

The strands of yarn look like they have been inked over the top of each other. This makes the designs ideal for gorgeous semi-solid colours. Shall we get ready for Autumn? Continue reading

Go Team Shetland!

Team Shetland - thank you ALL for such a special day.

Team Shetland – thank you ALL for such a special day.

We had an absolute blast on Saturday, making our way around the Great London Yarn Crawl. Team Shetland visited Wild and Woolly, Knit with Attitude, Fringe, and The Village Haberdashery. We even managed to win the crawl quiz, though that was due to efforts of my team-mates. We’re already planning a Team Shetland reunion later this year.

Remember my preview blog? Here are the photos from the day. Enabling alert! Continue reading

Yarn in the City: London

On Saturday I’m going on the Great London Yarn Crawl, courtesy of Yarn in the City. I’m one of their team of volunteer Yarn Guides – but of course I’ll be browsing too.

And enabling, no doubt. Warning: the enabling starts here. This is the blog post with lots of writing, as I dream of my day out. It will be slightly dangerous, but you can always not click the links. Afterwards, I promise lots of photos and less chat! You might need to look away. Continue reading

Juno Fibre Arts – Alice Sock: yarn review

Knit Night in deepest Velvet with plum beads

Knit Night in deepest Velvet with plum beads

We’re still getting into the swing of things here with all the excitement that back-to-school brings but should be back to our regular blogging routine soon.

In the meantime, we were saddened to learn that Asti at Juno Fibre Arts will be closing her doors and no longer dyeing by the end of October. You may remember that we interviewed Asti back in the spring of this year.
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