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Copy of 'Handywoman' by Kate Davies on a red table

Book Review – Handywoman by Kate Davies

February 4, 2019

Kate Davies is one of my favourite designers. To be fair, I haven’t knitted all that many sweaters, but Kate’s always fit really well and they’re so well designed.  I’ve got Miss Rachel’s Yoke on my to-do list, and I can’t wait – I’ll be doing that in handspun, so… Read more

Nikki Small and her family outside Ewe Felty Thing in Llandudno

Meet the Yarn Shop Owner – Ewe Felty Thing

January 28, 2019

Welcome to the first in an occasional series called ‘Meet the Yarn Shop Owner’.  This is where I introduce you to one of my stockists and ask them a few questions so you can get to know their yarn philosophy and general delightfulness. First up is Nikki Small, who runs Ewe Felty… Read more

spun muga silk

Fibre in Focus – Muga Silk

July 9, 2018

Hello and welcome to this episode of Fibre in Focus!  This time, I’ll be talking about Muga silk, one of my favourite fibres to work with, to touch and to look at.  It’s just divine. An Exhalted History Muga silk, or Assam silk, is one of the rarest silks in… Read more