Julie Duke's Profile
Hi everyone, I look forward to befriending many of you through my little shop called jumbukjulie. I live in Narre Warren South, one of the southeastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia and love what i do for a living-playing with fibre and the rainbow each and every day.
My Nana and Mum were responsible for teaching me to knit when i was about 10 years old. I used to take a ball of wool to school at this age and finger-knit underneath the desk! My Grandma got into spinning when i was 14-15 years old on an electric machine and that sparked my interest. But it wasn't until i was 34 years old that i got my first spinning wheel. I've been madly spinning and knitting with handspun and commercial wool ever since.
I love all kinds of knitting techniques especially cables, fairisle, modular and entrelac. We used to have a farm with a coloured spinners flock, but…
- Born on August 31
- Joined June 8, 2011