Welsh Patagonia

It's been quite a long blog break! This spring has been very busy, probably even more so than usual. If I can snatch the time I'll come and tell you about some of the things I've been working at but for now I just wanted to show a new spinning fibre blend I've created and …

Rivers Know This…

"Rivers know this; there is no hurry. We shall get there some day."  (A.A.Milne) January was pretty busy. For me it's always a time to take stock and plan ahead. Last year was unsettling in so many ways, somewhere along the way I felt I lost heart - about so many things - and I've …

Hyggeligt

I've always been fascinated by words; individually, their etymology, their use and construction in sentences as a means to convey information or emotion. I don't converse in other languages (a sad failure on my part) but I am intrigued by words from other languages also, especially those that don't translate well and remain unique to …

Fresh Starts

I've had a little time to catch up with myself in the couple of weeks the shop has been shut. A little time to spend with family and the rest of the time to dye up some things for the next shop update which will be tomorrow - Monday 15th August - in the evening …

Colour in Symphony

Having introduced you to the colours of the Island Song collection last week and their inspirations, I'm now going to show you the colours all together and then in another post I'll do a series of just pictures showing the colours in different combinations to help give ideas for putting them together. These images are …

Island Song

I usually find design ideas for colour in the natural world or in things around me in my home. In creating a colour palette for the Welsh grown yarns, I wanted to draw particularly on the inspiration of my homeland. Although I was born in England and consider myself a thoroughly British mutt with a …