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KNIT IT - HOOK IT - CRAFT IT UK & Ireland festivals 2019

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KNIT IT - HOOK IT - CRAFT IT UK & Ireland festivals 2019

Hello you lovely lot! It struck me the other day that even though we are a quarter of the way through 2019, I still have ten yarn shows/pop ups to vend at!  Not content with vending in one country, I will be attending shows in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.  I am also currently trying to persuade myself that vending at Barcelona Knits is not achievable...   I have pulled together a handy map so that you visually see the locations of each of the shows and pop ups I will be selling at.   All ten events are a...

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Winning at Yarn Festivals

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Winning at Yarn Festivals

What's the best way to approach a yarn festival?  How will you cope of you are a bit shy?  Are there times to avoid?  

I have pulled together a 10 step guide in winning at yarn festivals.

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BIPOC Crochet Designers - a list with clickable links

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BIPOC Crochet Designers - a list with clickable links

A list of BIPOC crochet designers with clickable links to the designers Instagram, Ravelry, blogs and podcasts.

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Inclusivity in our fibre community

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Inclusivity in our fibre community

Over the last few days, there has been a real shake up within the fibre community about inclusivity.  One that I am glad to see and fully support.    The Crochet Circle Podcast always has been and always will be about sharing our wonderful fibre related hobbies and talents.  Being perfectly honest, I would have previously said that the podcast was an inclusive place, however, having read so many of the comments from our community, it is clear that I can do more on both a personal level and within the podcast.   I am generally a woman of actions...

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Yarn review: wild wood by erika knight

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Yarn review: wild wood by erika knight

Review of wild wood yarn by Erika Knight I first learned of this yarn in early 2018 and was instantly excited about it.  I love the idea of blending sustainable fibres to bring strength and durability as I step ever further from nylon blended yarns. If you haven't come across nettle fibres in yarn before, then you can do some more digging here.  A general webs search for nettle fibres will yield a lot of readying.   The review I was sent a skein of 'wild wool' in the colour 'mooch' by Erika Knight, so that I could review it.  If you...

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