Doocot

Back in 2015, when Tom left academia and began working with me, I took a decision to only design with my own yarns. The reasons for this should be obvious: I’d taken a huge risk developing and investing in Buachaille. Buachaille was what I hoped would enable us to shift from a single-person enterprise to…

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at Uist Wool

When you get involved in manufacturing yarn for hand knitters, one of the first things you learn about is just how bloody difficult it is just to get some elements of wool production done. I’m talking about the messy, dirty, non-glamorous things; the things like wool sorting, grading, and scouring (washing) or things that involve…

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found

“I’m sure it can’t be up there,” I shouted to Tom glumly “why would I put it up there?” “Is it in a packet that says Wild Apple sweater and cardigan?” came the voice from the loft. The Wild Apple has been found! But not before I managed to make some other purchases. . .…

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