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New Generation

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New Generation

(Nederlands hieronder)   In the ever changing world that is Ja, Wol I am embarking on a new endeavor. A new adventure.  Very new, all new, especially new people, new humans, relatively new in their humanity even: children! I will teach them how to knit, crochet and sew meanwhile connecting the left to the right side of their brains.  MUHAHAHA!! Their tiny brains wil be MIIIIINE! All MIIIIINE! Yes! I will I will teach them what's what in this fluffy world.  Because as of next week I am going to be the textile arts teacher for the lower classes at my kids Waldorf/...

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,How much yarn do I need for....?'

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,How much yarn do I need for....?'

Learn how to calculate your yardage/metrage. How much yarn do you need to make...

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Double interview wit Viviane from Conscious Creatives

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Double interview wit Viviane from Conscious Creatives

Viviane is the brain and beauty behind some very inspiring and relaxing retreats. Focussing on wool/knitting or other crafts. Viviane and myself interview each other and talk about a conscious lifestyle at home and at work. 

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E-wol-lution

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E-wol-lution

We’ve got too much of too much and it’s starting to itch… Little trickles of guilt are seeping through our yarn stash. And at the same time we feel like ‘we’re worth it’. Sounds familiar? Read on. I feel the weight of the ‘too much’ in my shop because people tell me about it all the time and I feel it too but I still need to sell more stuff to be able to earn a living and run my business. There’s a bit of antithesis here. I have been struggling with this thought and where to go with this...

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FREE leg warmer pattern

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FREE leg warmer pattern

I have been in love with the Little Grey Sheep yarns for years. I remember almost begging Emma at one Edinburgh Yarn Fest to let me sell her yarns.  At that point the farm didn't sell to shops and as the years passed I collected a bunch of her lovely yarns.  Eventually she caved to my pleads and let me sell a some of her mini skeins in my shop. A year or two later I am now one of few proud re-sellers of her yarns and the official stockist for the Netherlands.  I loved her colours/yarn so much that...

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