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Name the chick -The winner
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Ok firstly I just want to thank everyone who entered my name the chick competition and for all the fantastic names that were suggested both for a hen and a rooster. The chicks have grown enormously since my original post back in April, as you can see from the cover picture. Secondly I also have to apologise for this entry being late but as you read...

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Wonderwool 2013
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Wonderwool 2013

Apr 28, 2013 by

Yesterday was that time of the year again… Wonderwool Time!! I was a bit naughty last year and didn’t take any photographs so I didn’t end up blogging about it, I was quite mad at myself. This year however I had a plan, to take my big bulky camera so that it could annoy me in the following ways; Because its huge and bulky...

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My first yarn giveaway competition
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In celebration of my fantastic new website, and also getting some new chicks (again) I’ve decided that it was about time that I gave something away.  So as part of my new quarterly giveaways I’ve decided to put a skein of my hand spun up for grabs. so what do you have to do in order to be in with a chance of winning?...

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Rebekka Leigh Handspun at The Wool Croft
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I’m very excited to announce that some of my yarns are now being stocked at The Wool Croft which is a boutique wool shop in the heart of Abergavenny. I’ve been very busy the past few weeks spinning up a custom order for owner Ginevra Croft, and there are a variety of skeins to choose from. From Art yarns which include ladybird beads, mohair cocoons...

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Cream Tea cowl project, Part 1
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I’ve been toying with the idea of writing some patterns for my hand-spun nothing too intricate, just some simple accessories which don’t require intense concentration to complete. Now to the subject of what accessory to knit first? well considering the bashing that Wales has taken with the crazy weather I think a cowl is called for first. Your probably wondering why I’ve decided to call...

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A Lacy Learning Curve
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Back in 2010 I decided that it would be a really good idea to attempt lace knitting. I decided that the Laminaria from Knitty.com by Elizabeth Freeman would be an ideal first project….oops! When i say oops, its not in the sense that the stitches or the pattern was too hard, it was in the sense of when you knit your first lace project...

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