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Guest Post: Have you ever wanted to open your own yarn store?

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Guest Post: Have you ever wanted to open your own yarn store?

When we heard that Annie Greatorex and family (aka Wiseheart and Moonshine) were opening their own yarn store in Whaley Bridge we asked them to tell us about the reality of every knitter's dream. I would imagine that many of you reading this has, at some point, daydreamed about the possibility of opening your own slice of woolly heaven. Two months ago, we got the opportunity to do just that. Suddenly all those day dreams had a chance of coming true and it was exciting, thrilling and terrifying at the same time.   On the 16th November 2016, Wiseheart Studio...

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Knitting Hour with Nadia Majid

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Knitting Hour with Nadia Majid

Knitters are social creatures. We like to surround ourselves not only with woolly things, but also with people who are much like us and enjoy the same love of knitting. I believe that whatever we do while we knit is woven into our projects. That scarf? It’s the result of binging on our favourite TV show. Those socks? Many hours were spent in knit club making them as we talked to fellow-knitters about our day, the latest patterns and purchases. That jumper? Well, those were countless hours spent with people we love, doing things we enjoy. Perhaps it’s even travelled...

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Bee-autiful Seasons - A Guest Post by Fleur Duivis

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Bee-autiful Seasons - A Guest Post by Fleur Duivis

Bee-autiful seasons I really do love fall. The colours of the leaves, the late season brambles, the chestnuts falling down and the smell of fire in the air at night. Or perhaps that is winter already? The only thing about fall that I do mind is the drop in temperature. Sure, it is part of it and once I am used to it, I don't mind in the end... It is just... that transition stage... going from a light summer dress to shirts, to long sleeves and then what? The first real cold day arrives and I feel like there...

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