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Monthly Archives: June 2019

War on Plastic by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani

Written on June 20, 2019 at 10:22 am, by

Bit shocking this programme, but the reason I’m mentioning it here is because of acrylic fibres being made of plastic.  The programme showed how these fibres shed and are launched into the air we breathe and that there isn’t any … Read More

The latest in my sewing up service

Written on June 19, 2019 at 2:13 pm, by

I’ve just finished sewing up a cardigan for Caroline in Stockbridge and she’s delighted with it and said:
“You’ve done a lovely job, it’s so neat!
This cost £35.00 + postage

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One Woman and her sink!

Written on June 19, 2019 at 1:57 pm, by

The alpacas have been sheared and for the first time, I’ve decided to hand prepare the fleece.  The reason is that I want this batch to be woollen spun into our Medium yarn and Paul at Halifax Spinning needs washed … Read More

Workshop dates for 2019

Written on June 19, 2019 at 1:31 pm, by

Here are the dates for the next few months, either book online or email tracy@purlalpacadesigns.com to be put on the register:
20th July 2019
10th August 2019
14th September 2019
5th October 2019
16th November 2019
7th December 2019
Tracy and the alpacas are looking forward to … Read More

Man’s Cable Jumper in Black

Written on June 13, 2019 at 10:53 am, by

Just finished making this one for a customer order, I’ve changed the neck and the pattern will reflect that.  Really like this:

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