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Out of hibernation

In 2016 I went to the British Wool Show near York – it’s on again in August – and came home with two skeins of Araucania’s Botany Lace merino in mottled shades of orange. Despite the name, this isn’t a … Continue reading

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Virtual yarn winding

I’ve been too busy this week to make any progress on my yarn swift. Even if I had found a spare hour or two all in one chunk, the weather has been too wet and cold to work outside. Instead, … Continue reading

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A swift way to wind yarn

I wound the first of my five new skeins of Dundaga yarn the other day, with it draped around my knees. Funnily enough, I couldn’t persuade anyone to hold their hands out for the eternity that it took to wind … Continue reading

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