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Wintry silks to replenish the shop

Two exciting bits of news… firstly, all the pure silks have sold out of the Etsy shop, so I’ve listed a couple more Tussahs this evening. And as a result of the sales, I’ve listed Fleece Cottage Yarns in the … Continue reading

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Pink and golden

I’m so pleased with my Tussah silk for the Boo Knits knit-a-long. After its little extra dip in the dyepot, it’s come out beautifully rich and even looks more so when knitted up. I might put up a non-spoilery photo … Continue reading

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Hello Etsy! And a discount reward for you lovely readers…

The Fleece Cottage Yarns Etsy shop is now open! At the moment there are some of the lovely hand-dyed yarns that have featured on this blog and a couple of ready-made silk knitted scarves. One of the scarves is my … Continue reading

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Dyeing and Overdyeing

So here are the long-awaited photos from the weekend’s dyeing session. It’s just a small batch this week as I was waiting on a silk order which didn’t arrive in time… Anyway, I wasn’t too disappointed, as I’m really pleased … Continue reading

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Breaking Black

The autumnal weather means that drying freshly dyed skeins is taking ages, so while the weekend’s dye batch is still hanging up, I thought we’d take a look at breaking black… Aside from just sounding really cool, breaking black dye … Continue reading

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Match made in heaven

Time to catch up with the rest of the weekend’s dyeing efforts… This post is devoted to my new laceweight base, a blend of 75% merino and 25% silk, and all the skeins below use this base. Now as we … Continue reading

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Autumn tones and jewel colours

There are so many new yarns this week that I’m going to review them in two sets! First up is one of my favourites (actually I have a lot of favourites in this batch!), a variegated sock yarn in beautiful … Continue reading

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