Merry Christmas

Nature is smart. She simply escapes into a hibernation. When times get tough, plants stop growing and many retreat to their subterranean parts. Many animals are also preparing for dark and barren months, some fall into hibernation, some just retreat to warmer climes. This rhythm of nature and the festivities…

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Christmas Cheer

When I first started thinking about writing a Christmas post it was October and the leaves were only just beginning to change colour here in Wales. Where did the last two months go? In fact how did the last nine months disappear just like that?! Everything seems quite surreal, particularly…

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Victoria Poncho

A couple of months ago Antje, (Wool the World), and I were having one of our woolly yarny conversations when the word Poncho was first mentioned. Antje said how much she loves wearing Poncho’s and how much she would like one made using her #frauenberlins yarn. “Ok I said, I…

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Last day’s of Autumn

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” Emily Bronte The weather is still unseasonably mild here in North Wales and so far we have not had any frost. The leaves are turning and when I look out from the window in my studio, all I see…

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Staffin Socks – a new pattern

Hello lovely Peeps, how are you all? I hope you are enjoying these last days of summer before we will all have to settle into our autumn/winter routines (well, Northern Hemisphere that is). Why not start the journey into autumn and the colder time of year with a lovely pair…

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