Episode 97: For The Love Of Woolly

Hello and welcome to another café recording session!

On The Needles
BOB socks by Louise Tilbrook in Rusty Ferret Doll
Contoura by Woolly Wormhead in BabyLongLegs Mesmerino DK
Mobberley by Woolly Wormhead in YFTP Mobberley Aran in Ragazzo Bello
Skelter (2015 Mystery Hat) by Woolly Wormhead in YFTP Stanley DK.

In The Weaving Shed
I talk about the course I attended on the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers‘ Summer School, Silk Weaving with Handspun Tapestry inserts with Sue Hiley Harris. I’m struggling to upload a photo at this point, but there are some on my textile instagram, @nicolaruddtextiles .

Painted Woolly Toppers For Kids by Woolly Wormhead
Elemental by Woolly Wormhead

Shop Update
Yans From the Plain yarn update this week included Mobberley in several weights. Don’t forget that if you sign up to the newsletter you will be sent regular codes for subscriber discount.

Upcoming Events
The Wool Boat is due to moor up at Abram near Wigan this weekend (21st & 22nd October), aiming to be in Parbold the following weekend, Keep up with where they will be next by following their Facebook page.
Kendal Wool Gathering   28th & 29th October, Kendal, Cumbria
Festiwool 11th November, Hitchen, Herts

Caithness Craft Collective Podcast
Countess Ablaze
Little Grey Girl
Hilltop Cloud 

Rondopolska by Barry Philips, from the album Tråd, available from Magnatune.

Make Contact!
We have a listeners’ map. Please go on over to pop in a pin – we’re covering 5 continents now but I’d still love to see where you all are! Please feel free to leave a comment here or email me at yarnsfromtheplain AT googlemail DOT com. Yarns From The Plain now has a Facebook page here – come over and hit that like button! There’s a Ravelry group for both the podcast and the shop, so come on over to chat. You can find me on Ravelry as talesfromtheplain, on Instagram as @yarnsfromtheplain and on Twitter as @yarnsfromplain.

Nic x

Download this episode (right click and save)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *