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Mmmmm! Fruit Salad
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Its safe to say that this week has been very productive. Not only have I been trooping along with hubby’s second sock, Ive managed to spin my longest skein of yarn to date and also ending up in an aching wreck thanks to the army assault course from hell! My latest skein of yarn weighs in at 200g and is all pure merino, I’ve...

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Let the De- Gumming commence!!
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I don’t know what it is about Bank holidays, but I always feel a need to do something completely random. In today’s case because I know I have tomorrow off I decided to try my hand at de- gumming some silk cocoons that I’d recently bought on Ebay. I’ve never actually done this before, but after buying some hand dyed degummed cocoons at Wonderwool...

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Wonderwool Rocked!!!
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Well the day came and went, but it was amazing. My friend Alison and I took the nice calming drive from RCT to Builth wales last Saturday to attend Wonderwool Wales. I think it was safe to say that we’ve been waiting for this more than last years Christmas!! I remember when I went three years ago, at the time I was a mere...

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This was my first sock!
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I say was, because unfortunately its been sock-napped. Yes it has honestly, now at this point I suppose I could be really creative in describing the events proceeding up to its abduction, but unfortunately I’m not really that good at creative writing so I’m just going to tell you that hubby stole it. One minute it was being sewn up, next its disappeared! Only...

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I’m Deep in a goldfish bowl It’s sink or swim.
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Ok, I’ve been working on a new yarn. Since having my new Ipod for Christmas I’ve developed an obsession with listening to the Stereophonics so this yarn is based on one of my favorite songs “Goldfish Bowl” The yarn itself is mainly blue and green merino wool, blended with a sliver of blue mulberry silk and green Angelina. Its then plied with a pale...

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