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Tuff Socks Naturally: Shropshire Sock

And here it is, a sock knitted in Shropshire yarn. Today’s post is one in a series called Tuff Socks Naturally, an open, collaborative project exploring more sustainable alternatives to superwash and nylon in sock yarn. You can join in on … Continue reading

08. May 2018 by Rebecca
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Tuff Socks Naturally: Shropshire Spin

Today’s post is one in a series called Tuff Socks Naturally, an open, collaborative project exploring more sustainable alternatives to superwash and nylon in sock yarn. You can join in on the discussion, share pics and projects on this blog or Local … Continue reading

26. April 2018 by Rebecca
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Tuff Socks Naturally: Shropshire

And I’m back…from school holiday, glorious weather and children going hither and thither. Back to serious matters. Back to Tuff Socks Naturally, an open, collaborative project exploring more sustainable alternatives to superwash and nylon in sock yarn. You can join … Continue reading

19. April 2018 by Rebecca
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Washing Shropshire

This is a lovely variegated Shropshire fleece that comes from Shropshire Woollies, a sheep farm in the Strathbogie Ranges of Victoria. You can see there are three separate colours here, a dark brown, a light silver grey and a mid … Continue reading

01. December 2017 by Rebecca
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Sampling Shropshire Lamb

I haven’t dived into anything big since moving but I thought I would share the beginnings of the sampling methodology that I am developing for my spinning. It is a method derived from methods we learned during the Spinning Certificate … Continue reading

31. August 2017 by Rebecca
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