Tag Archives: Scotland

Edinburgh Yarn Festival – the overdue blog post

A long overdue blog post about Edinburgh Yarn Festival that came and went quicker than you can say Indiana Jones. If you haven’t already, do check over at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival blog to take a look at our photo … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Yarn Festival

If I’ve been a bit quiet over here lately it’s because I’ve been blogging over here. The Edinburgh Yarn Festival is less than a week away and in the midst of all the hard work I’m really excited to be … Continue reading

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(eventually) Flowing Lines

I have been on a strict yarn diet over the last year. I have pretty much only been using yarn from my stash and haven’t been adding much at all. It’s been very satisfactory to watch the stash reduce and … Continue reading

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When Reality meets Fiction

There once was a loving mother who wanted to knit her darling daughter a beautiful cardigan. She found a pretty pattern and sourced the perfect yarn: a hand-dyed local cashmere/merino/alpaca/wool blend in a colour that would look stunning against her … Continue reading

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Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition

Welcome to the official launch of Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition! The Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition is a real opportunity to see what Craft Reactor members have been working on in their attics over the last year and … Continue reading

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Arts Complex Open Studio Day

As the evenings are getting darker and we are firmly and steadily approaching Christmas times (I know, I know it is only November still..) there are busy times here at CraftyAlly Towers. We had so much fun at St Abbs … Continue reading

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Back from St Abbs

We had a really nice day out in St Abbs. The location is stunning and it was a crisp and sunny day (mostly). As I was working at my stall for most of the day I didn’t get a chance … Continue reading

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A Wee Rose Red

Ysolda’s Rose Red beret (rav link) must be one of those wonderful little patterns that fulfil every possible knitting craving. An absolute pleasure to knit with some interesting lace and simple cables. Being a small accessory it was a fairly quick … Continue reading

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A Scottish cardie for a Scottish Lassie

I made an entirely Scottish cardigan for my wee Scottish girl. The pattern (Ysolda’s adorable Coraline pattern), the yarn (Shilasdair luxury DK  from the Isle of Skye ) and even the cute handmade clay buttons (skulls and cross stitches) are Scottish. … Continue reading

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