Category Archives: knitting

Gossamer threads

I can’t say that I’ve ever been intimidated by yarn before, but this one certainly is pretty scary… This is Phoenix by The Gossamer Web, a lovely Etsy shop that sells beautiful hand dyed ultra-thin lace yarns. To show you … Continue reading

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Fleece Cottage Yarns Finished Projects: Hang-head bluebell shawl

I just had to show you this exquisite Estonian lace shawl that Dagmara of DagnyKnits has made in Fleece Cottage Yarns Merino/Silk Lace. –> The colourway is ‘Hang-head bluebell’ and I think the subtle colour really complements the intricate design. … Continue reading

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A resolute New Year

Don’t get me wrong, I do like Christmas, but for me this time of year is all about a fresh beginning and getting things in order. I love the clean feeling of January and New Year resolutions are right up … Continue reading

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Everything but a knitted partridge in a pear tree…

It’s almost Christmas and I’ve finally finished the gift knitting… Nine presents in all, including: 4 stranded Christmas baubles… 3 ruffled shrug cardigans… 2 cabled tank tops (one’s still blocking and a bit shy of photos!)… and… er, well, haven’t … Continue reading

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Silver grey and berry red

Due to my baby son pouring a glass of water over my laptop, updates have been a bit thin on the ground… but now we’re back up and running. There’s been more knitting than dyeing going on at Fleece Cottage … Continue reading

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Showing off the silks

Lots of things have been happening but with no internet connection, it’s been a bit quiet on the blog front. Now we’re back up and running, here’s what’s been going on… The Morticia shawl is finished! The Fleece Cottage Tussah … Continue reading

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Morticia MKAL – here be spoilers…

Look away now if you don’t want to see how the Boo-Knits mystery knit-a-long is unfolding…. Last chance… … OK, so we are now coming up to the final ‘clue’ of Morticia and I love how it’s coming along. Here … Continue reading

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