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Sunday, June 15 2014

Yarn Club Influences


Because of Woolfest at the end of June, I am dyeing the club yarns a wee bit earlier this month so that they are ready to post on my return from Woolfest.  If you were wanting to join either of the clubs currently running (i.e. the Post Office Run Yarn Club and the Assynt Storms Yarn Club), then  […]

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Tuesday, April 1 2014

All set!


The Wool-mobile has been collected from Inverness:and is packed with barely room for my suitcase:Tomorrow will find me heading south down the A9 to pick up my friend Lizzi, before heading further south to Darlington to prepare for the Trunk Show at A Fine Yarn on Skinnergate in Darlington on Friday  […]

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Sunday, March 23 2014



March can sometimes feel like it is Monochrome Month in the Highlands.  Colour hasn't returned to the hills yet, and they still look grey and brown.  Photographs taken during March sometimes reinforce that sense of monochrome-ness: Skies tend to be leaden and the sea grey:and even the splashes of  […]

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Saturday, February 15 2014

Post Office Run - Colour


I've been thinking about the colours for the Post Office Run club yarn due to go out at the end of this month.  Here are a few of the photographs which have been giving me some inspiration for colours.Signs that spring isn't far away - new growth:The gorse is beginning to  bloom:I'm lucky to pass by  […]

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Monday, January 13 2014

So where does the inspiration come from?


The first packages for the Post Office Run Yarn Club will be posted in early February.  Here are just a few of the pictures which may (or may not) form part of the inspiration for colours next month.  Initially I thought everything was looking a little dull and boring and I thought I'd struggle for  […]

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