Episode 36: Wales in a Day

Shout outs:

Shout out to Sue Blacker and Helen, who corrected our completely butchered pronounciation of Tamar in a previous episode.

PlanetFrouFrou, who came to the Knit with Attitude book do, and told us about the Wool Fair at Ickworth in June!

News and Events:

7 May: Wharfe Wool Fair, Ilkley.

14-15th May: John Arbon Mill Open Weekend, South Moulton, Devon.

21 May: Highland Wool and Textile Fair, Dingwall Mart.

21-22 May: Baa Baa Bazaar at the Shepley Spring Festival, Shepley.

4 June: Leeds Wool Festival

4-5th June: Wool Fair, Ickworth

18th June: World Wide Knit in Public Day! We will be at the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, Hyde Park, London, from 1:30-4:30. Come join us!

25-26th June: Woolfest, Cockermouth, Cumbria.

 

What we're working on:

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Allison has finished Welcome to the Flock by Julia Farwell-Clay (except for the grafting!), in Townhouse Yarns Camden Tweed. She had a traumatic experience with a mis-counted cast on for the Twist Pullover by Cecily Glowik Macdonald, which has since been rectified, and made some progress on the Toddler Hoodie she's been working on for a while.

Rachel is still working on the Coffee Date with Mark Ruffalo shawl, and the rows are getting really really long. And she's been doing a bit of spinning.

Wales in a Day

Rachel's haul from Wonderwool

Rachel's haul from Wonderwool

We recap our trip to Wales and the gloriousness that was this year's Wonderwool Wales. As well as the downside of large and busy festivals. 


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Living Room - Wylder
You're My Friend - Midnight Pilot