Lyn Hilton from our neighbours, The Potter’s Society, has made some lovely pottery wool bowls for all our knitters and crocheters. It stops your ball from rolling all over the place. Won’t stop your cat from attacking it though. We love Lyn’s beautiful bowls.
I was in Christchurch, New Zealand recently and in the art gallery they had a large, bright yellow crocheted piece hanging on the wall. There were bench seats and a low table nearby with a lovely view of the hanging. Yellow wool and crochet hooks aplenty were available for anyone …
Sukrita has been playing around again. The two skeins and the ball on the left were all spun into singles using a spindle and the skeins were plied using a spinning wheel. On the right we have a pale skein of raw unwashed merino and both skeins on the right …
The Nostepinde is a traditional Scandinavian tool for winding wool balls. This one was brought in for show and tell one Tuesday.
A lovely bright blue skein by Laura with lovely, soft merino.
Julie has been adding to her community of fairy folk with a guitar playing musician. The guitar was a gift from Lyn and came from Vienna.
Joanna has been practicing Navajo plying with her handspun and hand-dyed wool.
Lee has been super busy making hats for the winter. The top left hat was made using wool dyed during Trudie’s dyeing day. The two bottom left were both made using Lee’s handspun which was dyed with natural dyes. Most of the hats were done on a knitting loom.
Maggie has sewn some baby clothes! So cute.
Naomi’s lastest skein, made with fleece which was hand dyed and put through the drumcarder, then handspun.