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“Knit Now” Interview

“Knit Now” Interview

I’m delighted to have been interviewed by Knit Now magazine about my making ethos! If you’d like to read more, it’s in the latest issue 124, along with: an article on Susan Crawford Vintage and her amazing new book of patterns, Evolution; four Magic Roundabout designs by Sachiko Ishii; Meet the Designer, Tina Tse; and an amazing array of patterns and woolly information!

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Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

When Ellen of Mrs Lam Yarns applied to my Indie Dyer’s opportunity this summer, her yarn and it’s story were so amazing that they just had to have their own design! Ellen’s yarns celebrate her Chinese heritage and narrate her experiences as a British Born Chinese woman.    Her submitted hand-dyed yarn told the story of the Dragon Boat Festival which in history would take place superstitiously during an unlucky month on the lunar calendar in terms of disasters and illnesses. Therefore, the competitors’ boats would have poisonous animal-shaped items to chase away the evil spirits by the sea or river.  ...

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Inverewe Floristry

Inverewe Floristry

Inverewe Floristy, inspired by the Inverewe walled garden in Wester Ross, northwest Scotland.

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Mocktails & Cocktails

Mocktails & Cocktails

A new design for the winter season, inspired by the variety of mocktail and cocktail drinks and their glass shapes!  The outer fabric has been machine knit using Jamieson’s of Shetland Spindrift wool in a dark grey called Oxford, and a stunning 100% British Blue Faced Leicester yarn from Rusty Ferret in Dundee called Kids Rainbow. The pink handle and lining fabric, which looks like sliced fruit to me, is from Fabric Focus in Edinburgh.  These bags will be for sale in my shop update on Friday 27th November at 8pm (Edinburgh time).  

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Woolly Botanicals

Woolly Botanicals

As the owner of Woolly Originals, I’m delighted to introduce a new branch of the company, Woolly Botanicals which will feature Woolly project bags made from undyed or plant dyed yarns. The bags will also be lined with undyed or plant dyed fabrics. All yarns and fabrics will be sourced from carefully selected vendors. Some will be already dyed; some will be undyed which I will then dye myself using plants. It’s an exciting new direction for this particular part of my business. So, keep an eye out here on the website or follow @woollybotanicals on Instagram for the first project bags! ...

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