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Hello there, internet!

I love colourful wools! I love knitting them, I love crocheting them, I love arranging them into little piles for projects and I love squishing them in my hands!

Thought I'd better give you a fair warning. If you don't care for yarn fibres, best be on your way.

The crafting fever struck me early- just before learning to talk or eat solid foods, according to some sources. I studiously cut out, sketched and glued my way through my formative years but things got even more exciting when I discovered punk rock and DIY as a teenager. These days I'm an enthusiastic ambassador for crafty and traditional techniques, unable to sit still without a ball of wool and some form of pointy sticks, and keen to share my skills…

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  • Born on October 5
  • Joined January 29, 2012

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wool, yarn, cotton

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About

Hello there, internet!

I love colourful wools! I love knitting them, I love crocheting them, I love arranging them into little piles for projects and I love squishing them in my hands!

Thought I'd better give you a fair warning. If you don't care for yarn fibres, best be on your way.

The crafting fever struck me early- just before learning to talk or eat solid foods, according to some sources. I studiously cut out, sketched and glued my way through my formative years but things got even more exciting when I discovered punk rock and DIY as a teenager. These days I'm an enthusiastic ambassador for crafty and traditional techniques, unable to sit still without a ball of wool and some form of pointy sticks, and keen to share my skills.

My love of wool has grown from a combination of my Scottish heritage (ain't no knitter faster than my Grandma in all the Shetland isles) and my inability to be wasteful. Knitting and crochet can use up the teensiest scraps of wool to add a single stripe to a big project, often making it all the better as a result! I try to generate as little waste as possible when I craft and am keen to support independent and local wool suppliers.

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