Tag Archives: wool

The Geraldine Collection

The six new colours of the Geraldine Collection by Maniototo Wool are now launched in time for cosy winter knitting.View full post »

Wool in Shades of Greywacke

Preparations are underway for a trip to Rotorua with Maniototo Wool.  April 9th to 12th is the annual Creative FibreView full post »

Hand Dyed Gradients

I am in love with gradients. Oh the delight of starting off knitting in one colour and gradually moving to another, so IView full post »

Wool to Yarn 2014

The marvellous wool clip for 2014 is being made into yarn. Today we visited Graham and Jacqui at Wild Earth Yarns inView full post »

A New Home

Maniototo Wool now has a new home in Geraldine, South Canterbury – much closer to where our woolly producers areView full post »

New Green Wool Colour

Wonders of Wool is on again in Wellington and Maniototo Wool will be there on 2nd August. I love to have a fresh newView full post »

New design in Maniototo Wool

Today a wonderful new design has been released by Kiwiyarns Knits for Maniototo Wool. It is a very cosy cowl to snuggleView full post »

Maniototo Wool Vest

Here is my new, favourite wool vest for autumn. It is knitted with our aran style Maniototo Wool – colour, BarnView full post »

The Colours of Wool

You can’t stop a dyer from experimenting. Take a look at these random dyed wool colours to knit with our standardView full post »

Knitted wool vest for baby

Three mothers have asked for a pattern for a knitted baby vest in Maniototo wool. I found this one free on line, andView full post »

Maniototo wool for weaving

Our wool is really designed for knitting but I was keen to find out how it would weave. My neighbour Jane Clark fromView full post »

Wool Cardi for Baby

Maniototo knitting wool really suits this baby cardi. It is knitted with our “Barn Red” hand dyed wool andView full post »

Knitting in the Maniototo

Maniototo wool has been duly launched in its home territory at the Ranfurly A and P show. The Maniototo region lived upView full post »

Soap for felting New Zealand wool

Olive oil soap is so good for felting our carded wool. It doesn’t over-lather. The kitchen smells of eucalyptusView full post »

New Zealand Wool Patterns

All the patterns I use are available on line, can easily be downloaded, and most are free. I spend a ridiculous amountView full post »