Hello from a cold and blustery Cheshire Plain. This episode I share spinning, update you on my Woolsack progress and reveal the answers to the Manchester music quiz.
Then I spun up a 125g sample pack of Shetland combed tops from Jamieson and Smith.
Prizes! Prizewinners need to let me know their order of preference of these five skeins:
From left to right: Posh Yarn Lucia in “Skip” (100g/365yds); Posh Yarn Charlotte in “April Showers Bring May Flowers” (100g/350yds); Posh Yarn Lei (100g/380 yds); Fyberspates Echo Self-Striping Sock (100g/380yds); Natural Dye Studio Unicorn in “Apple” (100g/400m)
Upcoming Events: Cheshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers are taking demonstrating and holding their exhibition at West Kirby Library on Tuesday 10th, Thursday 12th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th April. I’ll be there on Tuesday – come along and say hello!
The Guild is also hosting a Woolsack Stuffing Event at Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire on Saturday 21st April, 11am-3pm. This event is open to anyone in the area to drop in and stuff your cushion. There is carparking at the Centre and refreshments.
Wonderwool Wales is at the Royal Welsh Showground, Built Wells, Powys, Sat 28th and Sun 29th April.
Music: Rondopolska by Barry Philips, from the album Tråd, available from Magnatune.
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