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three braids of hand dyed fibre in purple, gold, bronze and green, sitting on a grey background

Fibre wrangling – a story of transformation

May 3, 2019

Cat and I are both fascinated by the transformative process of creating fabric from fibre. The transformation begins when the fibre is dyed, and continues through spinning to the creation of a fabric, whether knitted, crocheted, woven or felted.  Colours that stand out boldly in a fibre blend to create… Read more

sealy macwheely and friend standing in front of a colourful wall of yarn in a yarn shop

Meet the Yarn Shop Owner – Sealy MacWheely

April 30, 2019

Welcome to the second feature where I celebrate my lovely stockists. This time it’s the turn of Katie from Sealy MacWheely, whose exuberant approach to colour and texture I’ve admired for years.  I’m delighted she’s chosen to stock my hand-dyed yarns in her shop in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow. What made… Read more

A plum of industrial smoke rising above a dark orange sunset

A Viscose Story

April 20, 2019

One of the things I really love about working with fibres and textiles is the variety of wonderful materials I am able to get my hands on: wool, alpaca, silk, bamboo, milk, pearl, the list goes on.  Natural fibres fascinate me and I’ve always seen viscose and rayon as natural… Read more