Showtime!

It has been a busy few weeks. The week before last saw Stevan and I and the dogs heading south for Yarndale in Skipton, North Yorkshire. This was my third outing at Yarndale, and as usual it was well organised and well attended. This year I tried to remember to take some photographs:

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What a wonderful weekend at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival.

I could end this blog entry right now and that first sentence would say it all. But I know you’d be disappointed if I didn’t have more to say and I feel like there is bit of an Oscar speech coming on!

First, let me […]

On the eve of Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Tomorrow the Edinburgh Yarn Festival will be OPEN for business!

Today was all about the hard work of setting up. We arrived to find our stand ready for us, albeit a little bare looking:

The first thing to happen was the beautiful plan I’d drawn up and mapped out got screwed up into a […]

On the road ….. again!

This week will find me on my way to Kelso to the Border Union Agricultural Show. Today was glorious in Assynt, and so I took the opportunity to do a good sort out of the yarn I am taking with me. I certainly got my dose of Vitamin D today.

Here of some of […]

Highland Wool and Textile Fair

The second Highland Wool and Textile fair takes place in Inverness on the 19th October. I’m thoroughly looking forward to this event again this year. While there is a large range of stallholders it has an intimate feel about it, probably down to the beautiful venue in which it is held. Stallholders are spread among […]

SKOS 2013

This past Friday saw me and my Ripples Crafts yarn heading towards Glenrothes in Fife, towards the new venue for Scotland’s Knitting Only Show which some of you may remember has, in the past, been held at Perth Racecourse. Rothes Hall had many advantages over Perth Racecourse, but I think the main one was I […]

Busy Weekend

Being self employed means that weekends, as a concept, don’t really exist. That’s the down side. The up side is that you get to take a day off when you want. However this weekend was very much a working weekend. Stevan and I headed off to Drumnadrochit yesterday, which sits on the banks of Loch […]

Excited!

And here is why:

There are some wonderful stallholders going to be there including, of course, myself. Dorothy Stewart will be sharing my stand and is already on her way to Inverness with a car full of beautiful woven items – ideal for special Christmas […]

Good Friends

It has been a bit quiet on the blog in recent days as we’ve been busy with our good friends, Neil and Gilly, who are on a grand tour of Scotland – you can follow their adventures on Gilly’s blog.

There is obviously something about forthcoming visits to us that causes folk to break bones! […]

Upcoming Exciting Event

I’m mentioning this now as I will be away for a couple of weeks in September, and it is happening in little over a month, so you may want to make plans to visit Inverness on Saturday 6th October 2012.

I am very excited about this event. There are some really exciting stallholders, and […]