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The lovely Tabs of RosyRetro has been handspinning for the Holden Shawlette by Mindy Wilkes recently. I’m really please to share with you that she chose my BFL tops in hand dyed colour Dartmoor. Here it is, didn’t it come up lovely?!

I think I definately need to add this Ravelry project to my queue!

Sara x
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The lovely MiaParanoia on Ravelry recently spun up some of my Merino After the Storm… Isn’t it wonderfully consistant spinning? Currently on maternity leave (congratulations xx) Mia is absent from her beloved wheel, but I know when she is back she will be making lots more yarn to sell… so keep an eye out!

Thank you for sharing!

Sara x
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Do you remember me posting about Wendy’s beautiful Lace Spinning? Well here is teh finished yarn knit up in a beautiful lace knit called Miss You Nights by Anniken Allis.

I’m really in awe of how this has come out… wow Wendy, well done.

Sara x
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Ali is the crafting blogess behind http://random-wooliness.blogspot.co.uk. Ali made some Spring Chicks recently, which are just adorable… This one is made using one of my limited run Rainbow DK wool yarns. Ali crochet the base and needle felt the eyes with wool tops she had bought from me previously.

Find the rest of the chicks at http://random-wooliness.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/spring-chickens.html

I love seeing all of the cool crafts that Ali get’s up too…. please check out her blog.

Thank you for sharing!

Sara x

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Amy is the felt maker behind The Greedy Crocodile on Etsy and on DaWanda too. I follow Amy’s Flickr stream from my phone and so was really taken with these Shetland Ponies when they popped up in her collection. Really stunning work, don’t you agree?! After a few conversations I was delighted to hear that Amy had used some of my wool to make this little fella… how awesome is that?! Of course it meant that I just had to share thsi with you.

Please do check out Amy’s work and buy a piece for yourself.

Sara x

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  • The lovely Ella, or SpinSpanSpins on Etsy has shared her wonderful spinning with us…
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  • Using my Malachite Colourway which you can have dyed to order, Ella spun her yarn…
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  • Malachite colourway, 2ply, fractal spun
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  • Approx 706 metres / 772 yards
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  • Approx 100g
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  • 2-ply
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  • Approx 25 WPI (lace weight)
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  • Isn’t it wonderfully fine?!
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    Malachite

    Buy this on Etsy now!

    Thank you for sharing!

    Sara x

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    The lovely Kristina of Dolly Sunday and Eaden Yarns (and one of my Instagram friends) recently shared a picture of one of her Blythe Doll projects…

    ‘That’s so cute’, I said.

    ‘It’s your Massam Fleece I am using as the hair’, Kristina replied.

    Wow… have you seen how much work is involved here…

    Firstly you must wash the fleece and wait for it to dry. This can take a week or so, dependiong on how much you have and how much Lanoline there is. Then you would have to separate the locks and individually root them into the scalp of the doll. That’s a lot of time and dedication.

    Thank you so much for sharing Kristina… She is beautiful!

    Please check out Kristina’s Etsy shop for your Blythe doll fix… http://www.etsy.com/shop/DollySunday

    Sara x

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    Susan is one of my customer’s from the Exeter WSD guild’s fleece day on Saturday. She didn’t want to be photographed up close, but did want me to show off her knitting… fair enough and thank you! I spied Susan early on, wondering if the cardi was indeed made in colourway ‘Berry’ and it was great to discover that it was!

    Susan was up the night before finishing off, so that she could show me… that’s a dedicated knitter for you!

    It was lovely to see how the colours pooled and repeated… it was also very hard to see where one skein joined another, which is tricky when using hand dyed batches. Susan was very proud and so was I… it’s always great to see how my fluff knits up. Thank you Susan!

    It’s also great to see how customers wear the fluff they spin or knit with… for example Susan wore her cardigan with a matching top and darker trousers… even her necklace complimented the greens. I loved her style… it really made the knitting sing. I think that’s important when you spend hours on something… 

    You can find Berry more DK colourways here…. http://sarastexturecrafts.com/category/610-double-knit-weight-yarn-for-knitting.aspx

    Sara x

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    I’ve long admired Melanie’s work over at http://www.etsy.com/shop/feltmeupdesigns and was absolutely thrilled to have her join me as a customer… I think I did a little dance around the stockroom, when I saw the first order come through! So as you can imagine I squeed with delight to see these photos tagged to my personal and business facebook page this week…

    These little cuties… owl babies have proved very popular at a store called Pippin’s in Edinburgh. I can see why… I just want to eat them up they are so cute!

    Melanie used my Gingersnap handdyed Teeswater fleece to create the fluffy, feather texture and I love that each little baby owl has turned out so unique.

    Thank you for sharing Mel and keep adding those photos to the facebook page so that more customers can find you.

    Sara x

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    1. kingwinter, 2. Pump

    Aren’t these fab? I love the softness of texture… cute stuff!

    You can find more of this lovely work at http://www.flickr.com/photos/44691942@N03/. I also love this cute flower at http://www.flickr.com/photos/44691942@N03/5877676906/in/faves-8477820@N06/

    Wool used is from my range at www.SarasTextureCrafts.com

    1. folksy 014, 2. folksy 104, 3. iris 1, 4. case

    Caroline of http://www.folksy.com/shops/jewellfelt certainly has an eye for texture and great colour combos! I’m really pleased she has shared some of her work with us… my favourite from this lot is the Iris, although I love the idea of filling up that felted bowl with yarn!

    Caroline uses wool from my range at www.SarasTextureCrafts.com