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400g Lace Humbug
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400g Northern Lights FINISHED!!
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Winghams Batt FINISHED!!

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Gothic FINISHED!!
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100g Faux Cashmere FINISHED!!
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Mum's Birthday Quilt FINISHED!!
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Hexagon Blanket 84 hexagons
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I won an award!

In fact, I’ve won two thngs this week!

First, I won the Creative Crafting Blog of Month award from the Creative Crafting group. Go on over and have a look at their site.

A bunch of women got together and decided to create an online crafting magazine. This months magazine is only issue 6 and […]

I finished my Tour de Fleece spinning at 5am this morning!

I’m shattered and I’ve totally overdone it because I hurt now, but I really enjoyed doing it!

Here is everything I spun!

Top left: 70% Alpaca/30% Merino, 500g, 37WPI, 2468.432 meters or 2699.166 yards.Top right: I added about 30g of Shetland to my […]

Back problems strike again

As you already know, if you read my blog, I have a bad back. I am basically in pain 24 hours a day, it never doesn’t hurt and if I overdo things (stand too long, walk too far, carry things, etc) the pain increases.

Due to this, I often walk with a stick – but […]

Exhaustion at the End of Week 2!

I am absolutely shattered! I haven’t knit a stitch since this tour started and I’m really missing it.

But, I have finished my first Tour de Fleece challenge!

I have spun approximately 500g of 70% alpaca/30% merino into 2 ply laceweight!

I haven’t measured the 3rd skein yet (it’s just having a soak), but […]

My first TdF Skein

This year I am participating in the Tour de Fleece. I decided to spin up the 500g of alpaca/merino tops I purchased at iKnit last year.

The fibre is gorgeous – well it would be at 70% alpaca and 30% merino, wouldn’t it and naturally, it wanted to be laceweight.

I started spinning on […]

Tour de Fleece

The Tour de France is fast approaching which, for us spinner types, means the Tour de Fleece!

The idea is that you spin when they cycle and rest the days the cyclists rest. That is not a rule – it’s a guideline and there are groups for all different types.

These are just some of […]