Last Minute Teachers Gifts, Anyone? 

It’s about 3 weeks until the end of term here (I think? I am actually hiding from the calendar, because I’m not sure how I will work throughout the summer holidays). I have left it very late to start a teachers gift, but last night I suddenly decided on a knitted cowl for playground duty….

The Candle In The Lantern

It’s been 567 days (and about 3 hours!), since my mum died. Since we watched her gasp her last breath, and feel strangely relieved (well, I did. I can’t speak for anyone else involved). It was on the afternoon of 5th December 2015, and if my memory serves me right it, it was a Saturday. …

My Week! Adventures In Solar Dyeing and An Etsy Update!

This week has been a scorcher, and with the sun comes a valuable heat source which a lot of dyers look forward to! When dyeing protein fibres, one of the elements needed is heat, and utilising the sun is a massive time saver! I almost exclusively kettle dye my yarn. With a 4 ring gas…

Yarn Club reveal: Fire Rainbows!

Yes, sorry, this has taken a really long time to post! I had one customer who had issues receiving hers, but she’s got it now! Woohooo!! I didn’t actually get many photos, I’m really sorry! It was such a massive yarn club and I needed to get it out as quick as possible, so I…