Happily hooking away

Our first crochet course is in full swing. We’re having fun and for what I can see learning a lot too. I must say that even a dyed-in-the-wool knitter as myself have managed to pick up a bit of the ‘hookers’ art’. In between serving customers and making teas and Read more…

Hooking up

Hello again. Good news for wannabe hookers – of the yarn kind 🙂 Finally we’re resuming crochet lessons here at the wool shop. Our lovely Sue and Carol have devised some lessons and made themselves available on Wednesdays to teach us all to hook and loop yarn to gorgeous patterns, Read more…

New arrivals for Spring

We have received some extremely ‘squeeshy’ and soft Malabrigo yarn in the shop. So far there’s some super chunky Rasta; an aran weight, Rios; a double knitting, Arroyo; and a gorgeous buttery lace weight. Those of you familiar with Malabrigo won’t need to be told how gorgeous the colours are. Read more…

Pondering about fibres

on fibres Although I enjoy knitting most types of yarn and love metallic and shinny fantasy yarns, when it comes to wearing the hand-knitted garments I feel more comfortable when enveloping my body with natural fibres. Nothing beats the feel of cool cotton and linen in the summer. Having grown Read more…

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