Category Archives: fibre

All that lustres is not silk

Goodness, the weeks since Woolfest have rushed by in a whirl of knitting (yes I caught the stash dash bug), some very exciting secret knitting and a very wonderful trip north. But back to Woolfest. It really is a highlight … Continue reading

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Yarn It

Yarn It is an exciting new venture for me. Set up with a friend, we’re developing community knitting/crochet/fibrecrafts projects and collaborations, and have started by offering to organise a knitting and crochet contribution to the International Youth Games here in Lancaster … Continue reading

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Wovember Samplers

If you’ve not heard of the new Campaign ‘Wovember’ launched by Kate Davies and Felicity Ford, then you’re in for a treat when you do. The aim of the campaign, outlined in the petition is to celebrate the unique qualities … Continue reading

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Felted Crochet bowls

Blackpool SMS knitting Group is having a stall at the Super Duper Craft Fair, in the wonderful Floral Hall of Blackpool’s Winter Gardens in November. So we’ve been busy knitting and crocheting things for the stall. Well, to be fair … Continue reading

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Knitting and Dyeing going on…

Yes, despite being quiet on the subject for a while there has been knitting going on over the last few months, lots of it in fact. Whilst we were away not only did we visit some awesome places, I also … Continue reading

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Knitwear from the Collections

Wow, the day job has kept me busy and away from the blog for a while, but I have been working on a new designs and knitting up lots of sample, more of which soon. Just now I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Ferla Box Bag

The Ferla Box Bag was inspired by a desire to recreate my favourite bag, bought in Italy some years ago and slightly past its best, in knitted form. This project has been in the development since October last year but is … Continue reading

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