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14 hours ago

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This if for all you lovely hookers ๐Ÿ˜€The Yarndale CREATIVE COMMUNITY PROJECT has been announced!
This year Yarndale is collecting bears, in support of a fantastic charity called Mercy Ships UK.
You can read all about the project on the Yarndale blog >>
yarndale.co.uk/blog/

I created a pattern and tutorial for the crochet bears on my blog, you can find it here >>
attic24.typepad.com/weblog/charity-bear.html

Yarndale is aiming to collect 500 bears, all of which will be sent to the floating hospital ship off the coast of Africa, to help children undergoing life changing surgery and treatment.
Please will you help? I'd love it if you could dig into your stash and hook up a bear to give to a child in need..
Thank you as always for your support, it means so much!
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17 hours ago

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The New Colour Lab Kids Pattern Book is here and full of gorgeous designs ๐Ÿ™‚
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22 hours ago

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This crochet blanket pattern is in stock and has grid design space for you to do your own version ๐Ÿ˜Last season's crochet blanket designs from Helen Boreham were such a hit we've asked her to do another. The Tessellation Blanket is inspired by traditional quilts and uses a slection of colours in Special DK.
The pattern (9683) comes with two colour options and a DIY colour plan for you to come up with your own version.

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2 days ago

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4 days ago

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Wool has so many valuable properties ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Happy Cotton from Sirdar just got even better as the 50 Ball boxed sets have arrived this morning ๐Ÿ˜€ all 50 colours in a neat presentation pack, ideal for gifts or summer holiday treats xx ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Who else knitted or crocheted their way through the amazing sport today?
Hereโ€™s my magical never ending ball of Jewelspun being made into a linen stitch crochet cowl to match yesterdayโ€™s hat.
Show me yours below xx
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6 days ago

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Fabulous new display went up this morning from Thirskโ€™s Yarnbombers. Enjoy looking around the market place when your in Thirsk over the next few weeks ๐Ÿ˜€Thirsk Yarnbombers have done it again! The new display is children's stories and nursery rhymes ... ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

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7 days ago

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7 days ago

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Ok, so I teased you with the new Aran Jewelspun from Sirdar last night and here it is in more of its glory ๐Ÿ˜€ 200g balls with a huge 500m, 6 shades dyed for a hand dyed effect, and itโ€™s 100% acrylic. ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

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Taking creativity to another level, these are stunning ๐Ÿ˜€Yulia Ustinova, Russian artist who uses the art of crocheting to create figurative soft sculptures, often of women. Wow ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Iโ€™m loving how the new Sirdar Jewelspun is knitting up tonight. New Aran Yarn available now in the shop ๐Ÿ˜€

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1 week ago

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Three stunning new combinations; Coral Reef, Winter Woodland and Spring Garden, along with 5 new patterns in the ever popular Batik Swirl from Stylecraft Yarns ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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The first batch of autumn/winter stock is here from Stylecraft and Sirdar! Gorgeous new lines and new shades in existing favourites ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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It's Knit and Natter here at Ewe & Yarn this afternoon from 2ish and 7pm, so I thought it would be fun to see who you'd like to add to your fantasy knit and natter session ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Making room for the gorgeous new Autumn Winter yarns along with lots of other crafty creative types at Northallerton today at the Made By Mummy Markets Crafty Car Boot Crazy Kingdom ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Behind the scenes at Ewe & Yarn... is very much in view of everyone as my desk is prominent in the shop. Preparing for an event and had a delivery of Blankets for Blue Light Babies in the black sack for fabulous regular Linda Robinson to pick up. Have a great Saturday xx ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Crocheting the border on my latest project and Andy Murray playing great Doubles tennis... what are you doing? ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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View from my desk... no wonder Iโ€™m always thinking about the โ€˜nextโ€™ project ๐Ÿ˜€ Love my job โค๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Happy Independentsโ€™ Day UK from Ewe & Yarn ๐Ÿ˜
A big Thank You because Thirsk thrives as you support your local Independent shops, if you want to keep it thriving then support us all throughout the year xx
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2 weeks ago

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I really do do happy dances when you do ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Iโ€™m sat in the dentist knitting socks... whatโ€™s your WIP this Wednesday? ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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Comment below with which sport you're likely to be watching or listening to today whilst you knit, crochet or craft ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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Last year we sent off a good number of socks to the sock line and it's time to start knitting again, Winwick Mum needs our help to fill the line for Yarndale 2019 ๐Ÿ™‚ Who is up for the challenge?It's that time of year again! The Yarndale Sock Line request is up on the blog now - you can find out what it is and how to get involved if you'd like to by clicking through to the blog post ๐Ÿ™‚

www.winwickmum.co.uk/2019/06/yarndale-sock-line-2019.html
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3 weeks ago

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Fantasy Festival Time
Suggest 3 bands (past or present) below who youโ€™d love to see live at our fantasy festival... obviously thereโ€™d be lots of knitting, crochet, great food and drinks too but we need some wonderful music to sing, dance and listen to when we arenโ€™t nattering ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽธ
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3 weeks ago

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Yesterdayโ€™s trip to WoolFest was not only a bit of rโ€™nโ€™r for myself, but it was also an opportunity to stock back up on Reliable Sock Yarn from Ripples Crafts ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿงถโค๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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3 weeks ago

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If youโ€™re too hot tomorrow head down to Ewe & Yarn and cool down... the shop stays cool till mid afternoon ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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Iโ€™ve arrived at Woolfest on one of the hottest days of the year, itโ€™s 26.5 degrees here and the shed is rather warm ๐Ÿฅต๐Ÿงถ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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The shop will be open from 10am today.
Something tasty for this afternoonโ€™s knit and natter session ๐Ÿ˜€ from 2pm at the shop x
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3 weeks ago

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Websites, patterns, books, magazines... anything you can recommend for others x ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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There are so many beautiful flowers around at the moment, take a moment and enjoy them x ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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How many of you fancy having a say in the colours that will be added to Stylecraft Special Aran? I know I am going to enter xxWe know you love a wide colour choice so we are looking for your help to add colours to our Special Aran and Special Chunky ranges.
We have put together a selection of possible shades (already available in Special DK) and we would like each of you to select your favourite six โ€“ just click here www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HLQC99J to make your choice. The competition runs until Midnight on Sunday 7 July.
The same new colours will be added to both the Aran and Chunky ranges from November and Blogstar Lucia Dunn, from Luciaโ€™s Fig Tree, will be designing a special project to go with them.
Six lucky entrants from the competition will win a colour pack so they can make this very special project.
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4 weeks ago

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Will you finish a creative project this week? ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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What have you done today?
Today I got to relax deeply with some Yin Yoga and Meditation by Anandini Yoga and then we were spoilt (as usual) with delicious cakes ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
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4 weeks ago

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Did I mention that weโ€™re open today?
Look at the gorgeous Scheepjes Whirls waiting for you to snap them up with 15% off, today only ๐Ÿ˜
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4 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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I love looking at the sky at midnight on a mid summer night and seeing the light in the NE sky still there and it being daylight again a few hours later as I let the cat out at 4am (ish!).
It isn't just because it's summer and the sun is shining more often with warmth (well, it does sometimes in the UK!), it reminds me of setting off on a family holiday as a kid just as the night fades away.
More importantly it's also because it marks the shift towards my favourite time of the year... Autumn! I love the colours, the cooler weather, frosty nights, bright days, leaves changing and falling and dark starry night skies. It's an excuse to light a fire in the hearth, put your pj's on early and crack on with the knitting and crochet.
I've seen several of the new Autumn/Winter collections from the yarn suppliers, and I've more to see this week. They have pulled out all the stops and the yarns coming in the next few months are fabulously fantastic, and I can't wait to share them with you ๐Ÿ™‚
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4 weeks ago

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This Sunday from 10am ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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Wonderful new knitting and crochet patterns in from West Yorkshire Spinners for Colourlab and more Winwick Mum Pattern Books to go with her yarn collection ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Excited to see that the Northern Dales Farmer's Market is returning to Thirsk this Sunday, therefore going to open up in support.
Running a 15% off Cake Sale on the day on all makes of yarn cakes including Scheepjes Whirls, come and join the fun ๐Ÿ™‚
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1 month ago

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WIP Wednesday, what are you working on today? My Side Swipe socks are in the comments below โค๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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TODAY at 2, the brownies are awaiting ๐Ÿ˜‰ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Ooh the Opal Miniโ€™s have been topped up with some wonderful colour mixes, these are all so tempting ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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There is big news about today on the Just a Card website www.justacard.org head over and find out more about supporting wonderful makers who help make Independent shops so special.
In Ewe & Yarn we have products from numerous small scale makers who wouldn't be anywhere without your support... North Shire Yarns, Roles Wood, Becky's Buttons, Ripplescrafts, Tilly Flop, Stationery Geek, Cumbrian Artist David Pooley, Johanna Ludlow and myself. We need you to keep us making ๐Ÿ™‚ xx
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1 month ago

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After the rain comes the rainbow... I love the yarns I stock, especially these coloured rainbows in a variety of shades ๐Ÿ˜ Brands are Stylecraft Yarns, West Yorkshire Spinners, Lion Brand and Scheepjeswol ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Bit of fun on a Friday afternoon, what's your knitting designer name? ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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Anyone else digging out the winter layers and woolies? ๐Ÿ˜ฑ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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This is going to be delicious and tasty... I can't wait ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿฐ Thirsk is busy preparing for the return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmersโ€™ market later this month. โ˜•

The market is one of the UKโ€™s largest organisations of its kind, running local food markets at locations almost every weekend across North Yorkshire, Teesside and County Durham. www.hambleton.gov.uk/news/article/1075/return_of_the_farmers_market_to_thirsk
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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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It may be raining in Yorkshire today, but you're all welcome with your knitting and crochet to join me at the shop this afternoon for an impromptu knit and natter session ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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I โค๏ธ colour and canโ€™t wait to get these yarns from @WestYorkshireSpinners on the shelves, Welcome to Colour Lab DK. Iโ€™ll introduce these to you properly tomorrow xx ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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I couldn't not mention this today... although Misty may not get a hug if she insists on sitting out in the rain lol ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Which tickles your taste-buds? ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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These are amazingly tasty local strawberries... Hello Summer ๐Ÿ™‚SPILMAN'S STRAWBERRIES ARE HERE! โค๐Ÿ“ Exclusively available in Thirsk at The Greengrocers @spilmanfarming ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Good morning... we're open on this lovely June morning ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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It may only just be starting to feel like summer, but as a yarn shop owner Iโ€™m always thinking about the season ahead.
Had a fabulous sneaky peak at Sirdarโ€™s Autumn/Winter range earlier today at their roadshow and there are some wonderful new yarns coming ๐Ÿ˜‰
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2 months ago

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When summer arrives... what about this fabulous idea from Spain instead of a plain sun shade?! You could create your own unique bright shaded space ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

www.themiddlesizedgarden.co.uk/12-crazy-fabulous-garden-ideas-spain/
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2 months ago

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This is why I love selling you all wonderful wool ๐Ÿ˜The wonders of wool ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’šโ™ป๏ธ
Each of us can make a difference by choosing wool.

#ChooseWool #wool #CheckitsWool #makeadifference #campaignforwool #natural #sustainable #renewable #biodegradable
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2 months ago

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A wonderful new month is here, what are you looking forward to in June? Share it below xx ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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What have you accomplished, achieved, created, or completed this week? Celebrate and share below... or tag someone you know who's done something amazing ๐Ÿ™‚ xx ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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21 shades are available in Heartland by Lion Brand, in 5oz or 142g balls. Only one was required for the 2nd size jumper made last week ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Celebrating all things blue this week as we congratulate Johanna and Andrew Ludlow on the arrival of baby Harrison Ludlow ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Brand new The Knitter 138 arrived this morning and this caught my eye ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Really pleased with my first attempt at a top down jumper... Flax by Tin Can Knits, done in the super soft Heartland Acadia, by Lion Brand. No Seams is a dream xx ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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A bedtime story... ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Shorter hours next Monday for Spring Bank Holiday ๐Ÿ™‚ x ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Second of the 5 Shawls in 5 days project with Aroha Knits yesterday with the crescent shape. I enjoyed the process (second time round!!!) and looking forward to todayโ€™s shape ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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WIP Wednesday and Iโ€™m trying a top down project for the first time. Flax by Tin Can Knits, in Lion Brand Heartland. Itโ€™s knitting up quickly and is very soft... as someone tried to test in the second two photos!!! Already planning one for me ๐Ÿ˜€
What are you working on? Xx
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2 months ago

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Began the 5 Shawls in 5 days project with Aroha Knits yesterday with the basic triangular shape. A couple of errors but enjoyed the process and looking forward to todayโ€™s shape ๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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A day to celebrate, finishing my blanket and more importantly reaching 500 likes on Face Book... check out the post for details of a celebratory offer ๐Ÿ™‚ xx ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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It's mental health awareness week, and people have been discussing their mental health throughout social media and in the news. It effects so many more people than you think, including me as I suffer with anxiety and depression.

Being creative for a few moments or hours a day helps me enormously to manage, control and maintain a positive mental attitude. When I'm struggling a simple repetitive pattern can distract me from the 'black dog' in my mind and create moments of peace that I can then carry into the rest of the day or help me sleep at night.

The book, Knit and Nibble has been written with mental health in mind and explains how mindful activities can be beneficial to your mental health. It's full of wonderful patterns and even better, an array of gorgeous recipes to try so you can nibble while you knit, all for ยฃ24.99! I've a limited number, so shout out if you want one ๐Ÿ™‚
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2 months ago

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The most popular pattern so far this month ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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NEW PATTERNS are on their way! Here are 4 of the new Erika Knight patterns in the stunning new yarn โ€˜Wool Localโ€™. Erika Knightโ€™s patterns are beautiful, timeless, elegant and really well written.
I'll let you know when they arrive, but until then, we have all 6 shades in stock and waiting to be squished. They are fabulous, and I think the Tank Top will be first on my needles, ready for the Autumn ๐Ÿ™‚
Photos from Yarn Etc.
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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Fabulous day to be crocheting with a Scheepjes Cotton Whirl and making this swim suit cover up for your holidays ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Good morning from a wonderfully sunny Thirsk ๐Ÿ™‚

Come and peruse the market and independent shops that line the streets, stopping off at one of the fabulous cafes for a bite and refreshments ๐Ÿ™‚

The Fabric Bird, Vixendale Gifts, The pantry Thirsk, The Artist's Palette, Bliss Cafe Thirsk, and Ewe & Yarn can all be found on Millgate along with lots of Long and Short Term parking options
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2 months ago

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Check out more details in the Facebook Events section or come and ask in the shop ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Who was yours? ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's one to wake your brain up ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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New dates available to learn to knit and crochet and improve skills ... See MoreSee Less

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