Ooh dear! I’ve been struggling to get some creative energy going to make this episode. Something is better than nothing, right? New yarn, EYF news and Cheviot Wool Exploration
The #hapalong is almost at an end. Join me for a look back at this memorable KAL.
It is the One Year Podiversary! I have Coach House Yarns Corriedale review, your messages. cast on cast off and the winner of the Podiversary British Wool Prize!
having a look at the breed yarn that I am knitting my Lush cardigan in.
Back to my normal time slot – usual podcasting services are resumed with two yarn reviews. a giveaway and more!
Not that my stash needs adding to at the moment (with 3 projects worth of wool currently taking up space in the bedroom cupboard!), but I can never resist a native wool! A couple of weeks ago we were at the new Museum in Scalloway and we were just about to leave when I spotted a lovely kishie, full to the brim with beautiful cakes of yarn. The colours – broomy yellows – heathery purples = licheny greens…all reminiscent of the colours of the landscape. On returning home I did a quick internet search and found the product not just local to Shetland, but it was wool from sheep that were in spitting distance. What more could you want! Uradale Yarn are based in East Voe and their product is 100% local, native and organic – the triple whammy. Their certification means that the wool can be traced back to the sheep on the hill who grew it too. Amazing stuff! The Uradale wool is spun at the mills in New Lanark and then dyed at Organic accreddited Paint …