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SANITY SAVER: Escape to the wilderness

SANITY SAVER: Escape to the wilderness

October 05, 2018

How can you make looking after kids a little easier on your sanity but still be able to craft? Pinky shares her adventure and tips on getting the kids out of the house and scoring valuable craft time for her sanity's sake out in the bush.
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The COMPLETE WEAVING KIT!

The COMPLETE WEAVING KIT!

September 28, 2018

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Exciting new products arriving just in time for Christmas for both Spinners and Weavers!

Exciting new products arriving just in time for Christmas for both Spinners and Weavers!

September 21, 2018

Say hello to the brand new Jumbo eSpinner for portability and ultimate flexibility from art yarn to lace weight spinning on the move. We also new Hand Handles to help tighten up your loom and the groovy new wavy shuttles for beating in beautiful woven textures.
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Botanical Dye with Weeds: Oxalis

Botanical Dye with Weeds: Oxalis

September 16, 2018

Learn how to harness the power of weeds to dye your protein and cellulose fibres with free plant colour. Oxalis is a great candidate for the dye pot as you don't need to add anything other than water for brilliant colour. Help control an invasive weed and brighten your fibre projects at the same time!
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Eknits Studio Scarves - Emma Kreukniet's fabulous french knitting creations

Eknits Studio Scarves - Emma Kreukniet's fabulous french knitting creations

August 30, 2018

Pinky meets Emma Kreukniet of Eknits Studio at the Canberra Wool Expo and discovers what drives her on her creative textile journey creating beautiful funky scarves using the french knitting technique.
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Mulberry & Flax boutique yarn - Jennifer Smart showcases her scrumptious Australian made yarn

Mulberry & Flax boutique yarn - Jennifer Smart showcases her scrumptious Australian made yarn

August 08, 2018

Meet Jennifer of Smart of Mulberry and Flax, a passionate knitter and craft store owner who has taken her love of quality yarn above and beyond by creating her own line of yarn with her husband by supporting local farmers.
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Wool spinning for beginners. 3 Things you need to know before you start spinning wool.

Wool spinning for beginners. 3 Things you need to know before you start spinning wool.

June 12, 2018

Are you confused about which equipment you need to buy to start spinning? Not sure which fibre to choose? Learning to spin with fibre is easy with the right ingredients.... Wherever your passion to learn comes from we have 3 things you should know before you start spinning.

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How to create Mini Fibre Batts on a Blending Board

How to create Mini Fibre Batts on a Blending Board

June 11, 2018

Summer is no more though you can still enjoy it's warm colours in your spinning projects this winter inspired by bright summer cosmos flowers. Learn how to create a gradient art batt on a blending board with this easy to follow step by step tutorial.
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How to Dye Yarn: easy hand-painting technique with crochet, knit and woven samples [with pictures]

How to Dye Yarn: easy hand-painting technique with crochet, knit and woven samples [with pictures]

June 06, 2018

Are you confused about how to dye yarn? Do you have a beautiful piece of wool you would like to put your own spin on? We have popped together an easy 14 step tutorial on how to dye yarn using a hand painting technique.
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