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Freyalyn Close-Hainsworth
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Some new colours and a new wool to be shown off this time. This is a new colourway on white BFL, Peacock Butterfly. And this I took the colours from. I was with the pupz down by the river one day last week (when it was warm...
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OH dear, I have been remiss - three shows gone by since my last dyeing blog. We had an excellent Wonderwool - lots of lovely friends and customers, and did rather well. A week in Wales also went down extremely well - we did ...
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A couple more wools added to the repertoire, a couple of new colours, and some existing ones on different fibres. It's less than a fortnight til Wonderwool - will I see you there? Apple on a blend of natural grey shetland/tus...
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So what shall I call this colourway? It's on oatmeal BFL and high-twist merino sockyarn below - more muted on the fibre, and brighter on the yarn, especially because the latter is quite lustrous.
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...was Leeds Wool Festival this Saturday just gone, at Armley Mills. Unlike last year, the stalls were spread about all over one floor at Leeds Industrial Museum, which was once the largest woollen mill in the world. We were...
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I noticed at Wharfewool, and with more alarm again at Stocksfield, that my large sack of bagged fleece is very low. This is my scoured and dyed fleece (all sorts of breeds, all sorts of colours) that seems to be extremely pop...
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This time next week Wonderwool will be over for another year, and Mark and I will be in tired heaps in our lovely little holiday cottage, hopefully around the outside of a bottle of nice wine and lots of sausages. So here we ...
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A new colour that I imagined during the week: Goldmine, a rich hot red-gold shading through pure gold to lemon to charcoal shadows. The first is high twist merino sock yarn: And this is the long pattern, on Exmoor Blueface w...
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Some more fresh dyeing. These won't be uploaded on to the Etsy shop, they're all going in the show stashes. But they are available for sale if you drop me a note - either on here, via Facebook, or an email. And I will dye to ...
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