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July 2013

Knit Archaeology Competition

I was sent a link to Knit Archaeology Competition today. Festival of archaeology Festival of Archaeology 2013, a UK-wide event on until Sunday 28th July. I had other knitting, maybe even crochet projects in mind for the rest of July, so I’m not sure myself,… Continue Reading →

The Case of the Disappearing Dyers Rocket

Last year I collected some dyers rocket or weld (Reseda Luteola) that was growing locally in abundance on waste ground just off a cycle path I know. It produces a yellow dye, so handy to continue my dyeing endeavours after having embarked, last… Continue Reading →

In praise of Ryeland wool

The recently washed fleece that kept catching my eye has finally got hold of me (but I’m still knitting the soon-to-be raglan jumper). So, back to teasing out the wool and carding into rolags……well, it just needs to be spun…. Continue Reading →

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