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World Wide Knit in Public Day

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What did you do for World Wide Knit in Public Day? I hope you found a nice group or a lovely café or some other exciting spot to gather and practice your knitting or crochet and share it with the world! Here in Bungendore, we met at the Foodlovers Market café with a group of knitters. It was a great opportunity to meet new people and share insights and ideas. We can learn so much from each other - and working with a group of people is so much fun.Thank you all very much for coming - hope to catch...

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World Wide Knit in Public Day - 10th Of June 2017

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A group of knitters will gather at Food Lovers Market in Bungendore to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day! This is a casual event open to all - bring your knitting or crochet, have a cuppa at the cafe (they have pretty yummy cakes and other food, too!) and celebrate your craft with others. Open to all skill levels! I will be there in the afternoon after 1:30, but feel free to come in at any time. Location: Food Lovers Market, Bungendore 50 Molonglo St2621 Bungendore, New South Wales (opposite War Memorial Hall on Kings Highway)

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Millpost Merino - Australian Merino yarn

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At last! I am pleased to be able to introduce you to Millpost Merino, a truly local Australian Merino yarn that will exceed your expectations. Millpost is a Permaculture farm at Bungendore (near Canberra) which has been producing superfine Merino fleeces of the highest quality for many decades. Most of Australia's Merino fleeces are sold at auction and sent overseas.  This year, Millpost has produced their first Merino knitting yarns for Australian knitters.   Choose from eight beautiful colours and create something that is truly Australian!  Available in DK (8ply) and 4ply.   We also stock 150g hanks for hand dyeing!   

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Want to know where your yarn comes from?

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As a regular reader of my blog you may know that we are proud suppliers of Pacawoolly Alpaca yarn. Pacawoolly is a small Alpaca stud from Michelago, near Canberra. Pacawoolly won multiple awards at this year's Bungendore Show, taking out several first and second prizes for their fleeces. Pacawoolly yarns are all natural and undyed and produced with minimal environmental impact. The yarns are milled and spun in Australia. Pacawoolly has had new arrivals - they are so cute, you just want to cuddle them! And in a way, of course, you can! Buy Pacawoolly Alpaca yarn, create something beautiful and you could be wearing...

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Continental Knitting Workshop in Bungendore

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This event is SOLD OUT. Please get in touch and let me know if you would  like participate in a future knitting workshop.    Introduction to Continental Knitting2 hour workshop Suitable for: Beginner knitters and for anybody who has been knitting ‘English style’ and is curious to learn how the other Europeans knit. Why would you want to learn continental style?- Continental style knitting is easier to learn for a beginner than English style knitting. - Continental style knitting is also known as ’speed knitting’ - find out why!- Continental style knitting is easier on your joints and may be a...

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