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Arachna and other philiasRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017


Recently we have been buying new books and what a delight and inspiration the post has been this week.

Cotton and ManchesterRead MoreDecember 5, 2015

The news that cotton spinning is going to return to Greater Manchester is very welcome. Set alongside the fact that companies are returning to manufacturing textiles in the UK, it shows a revival of interest in this important part of our national economy.

Spinning primitive fleeceRead MoreJune 27, 2015

For all you spinners out there, here is preview video showing how to spin the "primitive" breeds' fleece, including Shetland.