A Bit of Yarn Evolution History

A Bit of Yarn Evolution History

One of the many advantages of running workshops in The Needlemakers is that I'm surrounded by vintage and antique specialists. RichardĀ from Revive All was going…
Thrill of the Chasse

Thrill of the Chasse

Managed to take some time off last week, and found ourselves hurtling under the Channel in a nostalgic search for flick-knives and Pelforth in Paris…
The Paris 1958 Look

The Paris 1958 Look

Apparently this vintage pattern supplement for a Mohair Dress (With Turtle Neck) from The Sunday Express will give you the Paris 1958 look ... yes…
Swinging Vogue

Swinging Vogue

  I'm in the middle of a house move and starting to shift things around into piles, which inevitably has led to a ridiculous amount…
No Mortal Loom

No Mortal Loom

I haven't blogged much in the last month or so: the book project is soaking up my time and energy, but I'm still here and…
Knitting Therapy

Knitting Therapy

The theory surrounding knitting as therapy crops up from time to time, and has hit the headlines again in recent years as we enjoy another…
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