Up date on Spinning, Dyeing and knitting.

After a difficult winter looking after my seriously ill husband I am now back into the throes of producing work.

Unfortunately I shall only be doing 2 shows this year at the moment, Upton Cross in August and 3Bags Full Liskeard in October, due to caring for my husband.

However I have been relaxing with spinning and knitting, photos to follow and have started natural dyeing now weather improving as biggest problem is getting yarn dry.

Waist coat is Handspun Shetland and Blue Face Leicester fleece, the dyed wool daffodils, onions, and dandelions.

I have treated myself  a new wheel a Krominski Minstral, very fast and easy to use

This garment is knitted diagonally using Handspun merino, cashmere and silk.

There is a new magazine British Fibre Crafts out well worth a look.

I have also been doing some pin loom weaving on a 10 cm frame [ 4 inches] as it was very easy to carry to the hospital my husband was in as well as my knitting.

It is certainly true that fibre arts are stress relieving.

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Just some of my stock

signature-4ply-spicesignature-4ply-birdssignature-4ply-1bfl-sheep-1bfl-sheep-2NATURALLY DYED SKEINS 1 2NATURALLY DYED SKEINS 1

Hand dyed hat, original

Hand dyed hat, original

img_0430Just a few of goods on sale

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Upton Cross Craft Fair 2, 3, 4th December

img_0899Why not come along and see whats offer, I shall be here with all my wools , hats and garments.Lots of new items all mad from my own wools

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WOOLLEY WEEKEND 8TH/9TH OCTOBER KELLY HOUSE LIFTON DEVON 2016

woolly-weITS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN, I SHALL BE AT THIS EVENT ON 8/9TH OCTOBER WITH ALL MY PRODUCTS

Its part of BRITISH WOOL WEEK, WELL WORTH A VISIT.

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3 BAGS FULL WOOL MARKET LISKEARD

This event takes place on the 30th September 2016, I shall be there with all my products.See you then3-bags-full

see www.3bagsfull.org for a list of exhibitors

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UPTON CROSS CRAFT SHOW

This is nearly upon us, so busy getting everything readyIMG_0698This is one of latest jackets hand dyed wool, cashmere and silkIMG_0664Thos one is mohair, wool and silk

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Dyeing more wool ready for shows

I am busy dyeing more wools for shows, still difficult to get dry because of weather but am being positive.

More garments and hats, scarves completeimaged

Hand dyed hat, original

Hand dyed hat, original entrlac design

POPPY WAISTCOAT 1

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SHOWS I AM GOING TO THIS YEAR SO FAR

 

I will be at UPTON CROSS VILLAGE HALL AND SCHOOL SUMMER EXHIBITION  13TH AUGUST TO 21ST AUGUST WITH MY GOODS AND ASO DEMONSTRATING SPINNING, KNITTING TECHNIQUES AND FELT

THREE BAGS FULL LISKEARD  FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 4PM TO 8PM  [visit their Facebook page]

WOOLLY WEEKEND AT KELLY HOUSE LIFTON 8/9TH OCTOBER CELEBRATING BRITISH WOOL WEEK. [ see their website ]

AT OTHER TIMES I AM IN MY STUDIO /SHOP AND ALSO MY ETSY SHOP .

PLEASE RING BEFORE VISITING STUDIO

I will also advertise on my Facebook page From fleece to Fabric

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New year and Designs

Well it’s back to work after a break in Madeira, where I spent time creating and designing for the coming year

Hand dyed hat, original

Hand dyed hat, original

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Sheep Hat

Sheep Hat

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UPDATING PROBLEM NOW SORTED

I have been having trouble getting onto my page for updating on new computer, now cracked it!. The security settings were stopping me so will now have more frequent updates.

New spun wool arriving this week from our fleeces, cannot wait to see how it has turned out.

Some of my designs accepted for new knitting magazine, will let you know when it is published.

Order book is now full so cannot take on any more until the New Year, unless there are any experienced knitters out there who would like to knit for me.Each pattern is individual as my garments are one off designs.

I have plenty of wool for sale for those who knit for them selves.

I have been asked to design a coat using as many types of spun fleece from different breeds of sheep and lots of different stitches.This will keep me busy, my brain is buzzing with ideas.

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