Tag Archives: crochet

Yarn Shop Day

On Saturday 3rd May 2014 over 160 shops throughout the UK took part in the first ever Yarn Shop Day. Organised  as a way of encouraging knitters to visit their local bricks-and-mortar store, National Yarn Shop Day is on Saturday … Continue reading

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Handspun Alpaca Yarn

New into the shop today is this yummy handspun alpaca yarn, from a spinner in South West England. Available in natural creamy white or as a skein of natural chestnut brown. Here are the makers of the yarn – don’t … Continue reading

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Learn to Crochet

On 4 June there will be a Beginner’s Crochet Workshop here at Made By Ewe in Broadwindsor, Dorset. We will cover the basic crochet techniques and stitches, and progress to making a cosy Cosy for a mobile phone, in British … Continue reading

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British Aran yarn

New into the shop is this range of lovely British aran yarn. There are 8 colours, from bright cherry red to warm natural brown. I use this yarn in the Barley tea cosy kit, and I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Recycled crochet bowl update

Following on from last week’s post, my bowl is finshed! I’m really pleased with how it turned out and it was lovely and quick to make.  I immediately found that it is just right for storing all the bits and … Continue reading

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Its not knitting!

I had a lazy day in my garden retreat yesterday, playing with fabric.  What this really means is I’ve got so much fabric in my stash chest that I can’t get the lid shut, and I was fed up with … Continue reading

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