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Keep Hitchin* a happy place and shop local

The-Haberdashery-Hitchin

Shop Local, Shop Hitchin* I feel very lucky to live in Hitchin, a lovely little market town in Hertfordshire, which has recently been ranked as the ninth happiest place to live in the UK, according to a Rightmove survey.  Hitchin has a reputation for having a wide variety of small[…]

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Looking forward to a Joyous July!

I am not sure how it happened, but June flew by and it is now July!  This can only mean two things – Fibre East is less than 4 weeks away and Hitchin Festival takes place throughout the month! I am really looking forward to Fibre East this year.   It is[…]

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Wonderwool Wales Wow!

Knitted-Poppies

I am a bit slow posting about this year’s Wonderwool Wales, but have now unpacked and sorted all the wool and the kits that I brought home and have had time to reflect on what was a truly fantastic show.  Thank you to all those that came and stopped by[…]

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London Fashion Week and Positive Fashion

Last week I gained a small insight into the world of high fashion at London Fashion Week (LFW), one of the world’s biggest fashion events.  I am so proud to have been invited to work with Sam D’Cruze on her Darkest Star 2018 Autumn Winter collection that she launched at[…]

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Crochet for Comfort

Crochet-for-comfort-group-Letchworth

I have found the woolly world of knitters and crocheters to be such a warm and wonderful place.  I have met such lovely, kind and generous people through my love of yarn, many of whom are more than happy to share their skills, give advice and tips and provide so[…]

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Bags of Inspiration

Here at Woolly Chic it has recently all been about the bags!  In the last few weeks, I have launched my new Mandala bag kit, hosted a brilliant Bag-Along event and finished my BetsyMakes Star Flower Bag.   In this blog post I thought I would share some of bag designs[…]

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Festiwool Bag-Along

Festibag Bag Along

Over the last few weeks I have been involved in helping to organise Festiwool, a wool show that is taking place on Saturday 11th November 2017 at The Priory School in Hitchin (my home town).  We decided to try something new this year and invite people to take part in[…]

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