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Merino in the Grease

Merino in the Grease

I have just received a gorgeous Rombouillet Merino fleece, which will make a perfect blending fiber for the llama and alpaca that I spend most of my time working with …for obvious reasons! The Rombouillet has an interesting origin, according to the brief...
Learning to Knit & Other Good Intentions

Learning to Knit & Other Good Intentions

We have a pretty busy calendar of workshops lined up at Fibre Arts Bootcamp this year, so if you’ve had a burning desire or even a faintly warm desire to commence or expand your fiber skills, then make 2013 YOUR year. We are all full of good intentions, but as Samuel...
Itchy Socks & Baggy Bloomers – How it All Began

Itchy Socks & Baggy Bloomers – How it All Began

Turning a hobby into a full time business venture is a daunting prospect, but elevating the hobby to a fibre arts education centre is an entirely different ball game.  Just how the ball started rolling is described in this short and amusingly moralistic story, which I...
A Beginners Guide to Knitting ~ Casting On Part 2

A Beginners Guide to Knitting ~ Casting On Part 2

Cable Cast On In this second video tutorial in the Beginners Guide to Knitting Series, I will show you one of the most popular methods for casting on, called the cable cast on.  It’s called cable simply due to the neatly twisted cable appearance that is both...
Weird Feet Wanted for Weird Socks

Weird Feet Wanted for Weird Socks

Yet another pair of socks?  Until a couple of years ago, I had no idea there could be so many different ways to knit a pair of socks; in fact, it wasn’t until 2008 that I even considered hand knitted socks, but that’s another story.  It seems that every day I discover...
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