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Kathleen Gillen
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A round up of how my Tour De Fleece ended!

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Tour de Fleece the end of!
So I haven't posted in ages. Unfortunately not only did I have the Tour De Fleece but I also have the school holidays and an awful lot on to keep little people busy! That said, I DID manage to spin every day of the Tour! So not only did I finish the 4 yarns...

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What I have been up to for the first ten stages of the tour!

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Tour de Fleece 2014
As the title suggests, I am taking part in the Tour de Fleece again this year. In short, is a spin along while the Tour de France is going on. The idea is every day the cyclists race, you spin. And you see what you can get done in that time. The Tour starte...

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A gorgeous shawl knitted for a lovely friend!

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Ringbearer Shawl
I have to admit, this was not a planned project. But Patricia of Yummy Yarns UK had spun some beautiful  yarn from some fibre she was given in her Ravelry group's secret santa. And she didn't know what to do with it. What she wanted  to so was turn it into ...

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pretty autumnals in my spinning!

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Spinning for a Cardigan
I know its summer, I know that none of us wants to see this rare sunshine and warmth leave us for autumn and winter, but I find the summer is a good time to at least plan for making winter wear, both for myself and for the children. So I am planning a big, ...

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Turning fantastic handspun into a way to keep me dry this winter!

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Keeping Dry
I mentioned on a previous post showing off some of my recent spinning that I was planning on using the yarn for a hood. I have a beautiful Jaeger winter coat, proper boiled wool, warm, dry, but it has no hood. I was given it by a relative so hence it wasn't...
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