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Wrap up in luxury…

Monday, October 18th, 2010 , No Comments

The weather has taken a colder turn, so it’s time to consider investing in warm clothing for the winter ahead. And what better way to shield yourself from the chill than wrapping yourself in a luxuriously soft scarf from Leto & Ariadne. Exclusively hand woven by designer Nick Ozanne in the Cotswolds from nearly two [...]

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Wool week… Day four

Thursday, October 14th, 2010 , 13 Comments

Today we’re excited to be working with Rowan who have kindly offered three bags full of their lovely pure life British wool, all in natural colours and from British sheep breeds. To win you must answer the following question: In which year was the Rare Breeds Survival Trust founded? Please send your answer to assistant@selvedge.org [...]

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Wool week… Day three

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 , 8 Comments

If Wool Week has inspired you to pick up a pair of needles then you’ll be pleased to hear that STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books have kindly offered two books – Modern Top-Down Knitting by Kristina McGowan, and More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson (of Purl Soho). How many needles are needed to create a [...]

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Wool week… Day two

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 , 13 Comments

We’re continuing our Wool Week celebration today with ANTA. We have three of their pure harris wool utility bags to give away. Today’s question is: Tartan and Scotland are intrinsically linked but in 1746 The Dress Act made wearing “Highland Dress” illegal. In which year was the act repealed? To enter, please send your answer [...]

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Wool week… Day one

Monday, October 11th, 2010 , 29 Comments

To celebrate Wool Week we’ll be running competitions for our readers every day of this week. Today’s prize is from The Black Rabbit we have a cute Loopy Lapin Rabbit made from 100% lambswool and worth £30. To enter the competition you must answer this question: Which breed of sheep provided the wool for the [...]

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