Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Upcoming Shows

Come and see us in person at Syon Park at the Art Craft and Design Show Live between the 5th and 7th of August

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Sneak Preview

Heres a sneak preview of our new yarn in our range this is a beautiful 2ply Aran weight 100% silk yarn which has a beautiful lustre.
Here it is dyed in the carnival colour way, see how well the silk takes the colour.

Carnival colourway Posted by Picasa

And here is a quick knitted sample we couldn't wait to see the result ourselves.

knitted sample Posted by Picasa

Saturday, July 23, 2005

New Baby Bunny photos

As promised here is an update on the baby bunnies, they are a little older and have had their first haircut.

you looking at me Posted by Picasa

Aren't I cute Posted by Picasa

ahhh Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Hand Spun

This week we've been concentrating on getting some of our handspun done and this is some of our results.
basket full Posted by Picasa

Firstly this is our yarn Starflower

curls waiting to be spun Posted by Picasa

We start we handdyed wenslydale curls and we end up with a highly textured yarn with occasional drops of curls.

beautiful curls Posted by Picasa

Also in the basket is some of our handspun angora

angora1 Posted by Picasa

These are two natural colourways

angora2 Posted by Picasa

And of course we know where the fleece comes from for this

one of the baby bunnies getting bigger Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

A New Completed project

Les is a self taught crocheter, and now makes all the crocheted hats, scarves and ponchos for Silkwood for sale at the shows.
Front view Posted by Picasa

This little shoulder wrap is made from Angora and Merino.
Back Veiw Posted by Picasa

In his other life he is a professional wood turner.

Saturday, July 09, 2005

More Colours

Here are two more colours in our colour range.

Dreamtime Posted by Picasa

Pink Fuschia Posted by Picasa
Also check out the lovely spread that Wooly Workshop has done of our yarns, apparently within 24hrs of them being on the site she had sold the first skeins.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

And the winner is

After much debate we have found a winner in our name the bunny competition, let me introduce you to Shaun

Shaun felt a little camera shy Posted by Picasa
Congratulations Polly you are are winner, as you can see Shaun has had his first haircut and it is in the process of being spun.
Tess and Les had such a hard time choosing between the entries that we will be having runners up who will be contacted shortly who will have a 10% discount on any order of yarn.

Friday, July 01, 2005

Colour ways

Whilst putting together our soon to be available colour cards I have taken photos so you will have some guide for ordering but as always the colours are only a guide.
These are the first eight colours.

Garnet Posted by Picasa

Sea Scape Posted by Picasa

Sunrise Posted by Picasa

Pebbles Posted by Picasa

Plum Wine Posted by Picasa

Fire Fly Posted by Picasa

Night Sky Posted by Picasa

Capricorn New colour Posted by Picasa