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Sunday, July 3 2016



I can't believe Woolfest has come and gone.  So much preparation goes into big shows such as Woolfest, Yarndale, Edinburgh Yarn Festival, etc, and then, in a flash, it is over.  I have to admit, though, that when I see my stand set up I do feel a sense of pride knowing that everything on the stand  […]

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Sunday, December 6 2015

The "Notes" in Yarn Notes from Assynt


After my previous post about the yarn club for next year - Yarn Notes from Assynt 2016 - I thought I would give you a flavour of the kind of notes that you would receive with your package each month.  It was hard to select one month to show you,  but after looking through Stevan's notes for the year  […]

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Sunday, September 6 2015

Work, Wildlife and Yarn Notes


This past week has just flown by in a flurry of work.  There has been much yarn dyeing in preparation for Yarndale which is now looming.  I have much work still to do for this event, but it is also the first event where we will try out the new trailer!Stevan has worked hard on this project, and his  […]

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Tuesday, July 7 2015

A Bit of Shop News


I am very pleased to tell you that I am planning another Trunk Show.  It is a while since I did one, but when Leona of Fluph said she'd be willing to host me I said "YES PLEASE!".  So on Saturday, 8th August, you will find me here:Fluph is in Dundee, which is another reason I'm looking  […]

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Sunday, June 14 2015

Sunday Walks


What a week!  It is hard to believe that XpoNorth and Cr&FT2015 has come and gone.  The week went by in a bit of a whirlwind, and I arrived home late on Friday afternoon exhausted, but buoyed up by the experience of XpoNorth 2015.Wednesday evening found me, along with 10 other designers from the  […]

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Sunday, March 29 2015

Sunday Walks


As the problem Lexie had with her paws has been improving, so we've been getting a little more adventurous in our hill walks again.  It is such a delight to see her leaping over heather and bracken again.  This time last year she couldn't put her paw on the ground without it spontaneously bleeding.  […]

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Tuesday, February 17 2015

Work, work, work ....


It has been ALL about work in recent weeks, so I do apologise for being absent from the blog for so long.  I'm dyeing up a storm for Edinburgh Yarn Festival which takes place in just 4 weeks time.   Here is just a handful of yarns waiting for labelling.  I've rented a van to get everything down to  […]

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Sunday, January 18 2015

January's Yarn Notes from Assynt


I think the parcels containing the January edition of Yarn Notes from Assynt have arrived at all the corners of the world where there are members.  If you've not had yours yet, then read no further, unless you don't mind having the surprise spoilt.For January, Stevan and I chose one of our favourite  […]

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Friday, November 21 2014

Yarn Notes from Assynt


The details of the new yarn club for 2015 have been finalised, and I am very pleased to introduce Yarn Notes from Assynt.Each month a different site of interest in Assynt the area where I live and work, will be my focus. You will receive a hank of yarn – the colour or colours of which will be  […]

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