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
https://youtu.be/sd6Sf5dsY-Y In this episode I start my journey in hand dyeing yarn with woad. We'll explain what Woad is and its impact on our local area here in Suffolk and there will be the usual project updates! Episdoe Timeline; 00:00 to 07:09 Our current projects - Áines Scrubbies & Stuart's Breton & The Montrealer 07:09 … Continue reading Woolpatch Vlog Ep 7
https://youtu.be/GECt0-20eIM In this episode we're talking about new summer yarns at the shop, Mandy has even knitted us up a jumper so you can see it in full. We also have a special guest - Jen! She's sharing how she creates 'Junk Journals'. We even have a demonstration and a closer look at a few … Continue reading The Woolpatch Vlog Ep 6
It's the Quarter Finals already of the Great British Sewing Bee. If you've been watching the series then you may enjoy listening to our chats about each episode and how it's inspiring us all to get sewing and creative. Spoilers galore in the chats so don't watch if you're not up to date. The Quarter … Continue reading Sewing Bee Chat – #6 Quarter Finals!