Tag Archives: handspun

New Year… new adventures!

Hello, my friends, Once again it has been some considerable time since my last post. Aurelie has settled well into her new life in the Middle East and I am missing her very much! Their beloved dog Lily arrived safely, so the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts, Good Wishes and a Self-Indulgent KAL

Dear all, It is this time of the year again when everything seems hectic, when everyone seems to be transformed into busy bees which have only one goal: bringing back home as many toys and as much food as possible. … Continue reading

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Allow us to introduce….. Maylin, of Tri’Coterie Designs

The Woolly Alliance has been full of Christmas spirit recently, mainly due to our involvement in the Indie Designers Gift-a-long 2014. Aurelie has been very busy behind the scenes too………and I have been hiding. (such is my nature!) Today I … Continue reading

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Woolfest: Are you Ready?

It is this time of the year already, when we are getting excited because Woolfest is approaching. In fact, it is approaching so fast that Woolfest 2014 is happening… next week! Those of you who have been following the blog … Continue reading

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Oh, Darn!

This morning was like many other mornings: I  started folding the laundry away. There was “regular” laundry (what goes in the washing machine), and “woollies” laundry (handwashed). So, there were lots of socks, from both laundries, as I handwash and … Continue reading

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Woolfest – Episode 2: It’s not yarn… it’s pre-yarn!

Disclaimer: We/I stupidly forgot to take pretty pictures of the Woolfest hall, stands and things like that. Only thing I have to share is a few pictures of cute animals. The pictures are not always excellent (understatement), but the lighting … Continue reading

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