Tag Archives: Western Australia

A Diversified Way of Reducing Stash

One of my goals this year is to reduce my inventory of handspun yarns.  Really, my super stash exceeds its dedicated cupboard space. And I’m not sure buying more shelving is the way to go. Luckily, my need to reduce … Continue reading

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This Just in from WA

Imagine my surprise when I opened my mail today and found this! A beautiful Jarrah wood music box, playing “Waltzing Matilda”. Some Dreamee Wool top of Western Australian wool. And a wonderful hand-made card containing notes from all my weaving … Continue reading

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First Weaving of 2014 Completed!

I just finished my first weaving of 2014! A year ago I was preparing to go and live in Australia for ten months.  A lot happened in 2013; some of it good and some of it sad, but Western Australia … Continue reading

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Soft & Squishy

Remember this?   It is now this:  four yummy skeins of soft and squishy woolen spun yarn.      I’m not sure what I am going to make with it yet, but loved the experience of spinning these natural coloured Moorit … Continue reading

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Western Australia’s Beaches

I am happy to be back in Canada and I am looking forward to seeing and catching up with all my friends. I will miss the beaches in Western Australia, though. What a sensational feeling to dip my toes in … Continue reading

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Leaving Western Australia

Yesterday I left Western Australia, and this time, I am not sure when or if I will be back. So, I am writing this post to say good-bye to the people that have touched my heart during my Australian adventures. … Continue reading

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Western Australia Weavers Spin-in

On Saturday, the Western Australia Weavers Spinners and Dyers Guild held a wonderful spin-in for surrounding groups.  The day started early with registrations beginning as early as 8:30, and the day officially began at 10:00.  The hall was set up … Continue reading

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Spinning Away

I have been spinning, about an hour a day over the past few weeks. I spun this beauty from a hand painted roving purchased from the Western Australia guild yarn cupboard and created by “woolgatherings”.  I had been hoping to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Margaret River

We took a long weekend trip to the lovely Margaret River area of Western Australia.  Margaret River is a world-renowned wine producing region about 275 km south of Perth.  This region has a mild Mediterranean climate, and it was a … Continue reading

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Western Australia Alpaca Show

The Western Australia Alpaca Show, held at Whiteman Park about 30 minutes outside of Perth, was a marvelous way to see lots of Alpacas of many colours and learn more about this lovely animal.  I believe alpacas are elegant looking … Continue reading

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