https://youtu.be/zWXvY-Ahyr8 Woolly Wednesday 20: It's a sewing special and Ting's back! We're all in the sewing mood. Have you seen the Puff Quilt craze yet? Ting is making a puff quilt and Áine is making her patchwork quilt. I love quilt binding and you get to see me put the binding on my Michael Miller … Continue reading Woolly Wednesday Show 20
https://youtu.be/yYOReK0lkoE Woolly Wednesday 19: Happy New Year to you all! We get excited about a new year and a new decade! We talk about our projects and new upcoming projects like Fiber Hustle's Knit along and we finally get to try out the amazing OLISO Iron as it gets released for UK distribution! Content Timings: … Continue reading Woolly Wednesday Show 19
https://youtu.be/pn_4b20vldw Woolly Wednesday 17 - It's beginning to look like Christmas in the shop and in Long Melford! The Christmas window goes in and The Melford Mice start to appear. The flock have been super busy knitting for the shop! Áine shows off her finished crochet blanket, I visit a quilt exhibition and see the … Continue reading Woolly Wednesday Show 17
https://youtu.be/phd4Eu60QYg Woolly Wednesday 16 - Lots happening in the 30min show this fortnight. Áine shows off her 'PAD' Blanket. (watch the acronym game to find out more) I test knit the 'Thunderhead Beanie' by Michael Shawn and we talk about Drops Yarn and Test Knitting, using substitute yarns and discounts on larger sizes. We finish … Continue reading Woolly Wednesday Show 16
It's arrived! The Christmas Collection for The Woolpatch 2019! Skogen by Dashwood Studio. Skogen is Swedish for Forest. It's a bit more traditional than the Zen Chic Black and Grey collection we had in last because of the reds and golds but it still is modern and different which is what I try to get … Continue reading Skogen – Christmas 2019
https://youtu.be/WzXo_AP_-4M Our next vlog episode is out and it's a special one this fortnight. Áine from Honestly Aine - Beauty, Travel & Lifestyle Blog and I take a short walk up the road to Kentwell Hall to step into 1588! We met some amazing reenactors who shared with us what life was like in the … Continue reading Step back in Time to 1588
https://youtu.be/Tu3lguSOPWQ We're back with another chatty crafty vlog! Sharing some fabulous new Christmas fabric and some stunning Rowan books - lots of ideas! Content Timings: 00:00 to 01:05 Intro - Welcome Back 01:05 to 03:05 Áine's finished table runner and tutorial 03:05 to 08:26 Subscriber Angela's unboxing LIVE! 08:26 to 12:15 Christmas Fabric 'Skogen' from … Continue reading New Vlog Episode
It's Vlog time. Woolly Wednesday Episode 11 is out now on YouTube.
Episode 10 of The Woolpatch Vlog is out. We talk about crochet and the virus shawl pattern, Berlingo yarn by Bergere de France and my hand dyed with woad, Lavenham Blue.
Here is a photo journal of my first attempts at dyeing yarn with woad. Meet some local alpacas! I was lucky to get some alpaca fibre/hair from 'Guido' the white one in the pic above. He lives in a field near to the shop and the fibre/hair was spun at the East Anglia Alpaca Mill … Continue reading Natural Dyeing with Woad