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And done!

After breakfast this morning (strawberries, blueberries and a bit of honey, plus a hot cross bun and tea) I started in the fringe. Thankfully, I can whizz through them with my Ashford Fringe Twister which does two at a time. Then, off it went for a soak and wash. I do replicate a washing machine… Continue reading And done!

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Spring greens

Well, the scarf that I made is all complete and up for sale. I like the extra little bit of fulling I gave it. It’s helped make it a lovely, soft scarf and makes it feel a little like those thin lambs wool scarves you can buy in the shops that are fulled fully. I… Continue reading Spring greens

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Friday Roundup #50-20

Some days, especially at the moment, I think we are closer to Christmas than we are. I know it’s not far away. But for some reason, maybe wishful thinking, I had in my head today that it was next weekend. Possibly and I simply desperate to finish work and drink the last few days of… Continue reading Friday Roundup #50-20

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Friday Roundup #45-20

So, this week has whizzed by, no doubt helped with packing things up in the evening. All my yarn is in a box ready to move to it’s new home. I say all my yarn, but I do have some in the odd cupboard. And I left some in the fabric drawers of the storage… Continue reading Friday Roundup #45-20

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Another scarf off the loom

A quick, little update on the scarf I added to the loom yesterday. All done and off the loom. Fresh warping How it comes together The first picture is before I slay the heddle again. This direct warping. Each slot has two threads of the same colour. One is usually moved to the hole next… Continue reading Another scarf off the loom