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Slowtober: Remaking 2

Here is a pair of socks I love wearing but are seldom worn…perfect for my focus during Slowtober on remaking. The problem with these socks is twofold. Firstly, the cast off around the cuffs is too tight making them difficult to pull up and stay up. Secondly, I spun these socks early in my spinning […]

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Spindle Spun

Spindle spinning has been on my mind recently. I have been chatting with the lovely Becca, a spinner from Scotland whose spindle is her tool of choice¬†and I have been finishing off some old spinning to leave my spindle empty for the beginning of the Spinning Certificate. The first workshop will focus on the spindle. […]

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Slow Socks

This post is a bit of a cup-of-tea-and-a-lie-down after the strident excitement of the last couple of posts. A perfect time to show you a lately finished spinning and knitting project. These socks are slow socks, or more precisely, slooooooow socks. They took a long time to finish. They began their journey into becoming socks […]

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