After a long and largely sunless Winter, SPRING is finally here! In my garden here in Reading, there is an apple tree with new growth bristling in its twisty branches; the papery petals of the hellebore flowers are in bloom; a scattering of vivacious green leaves are sprouting along the hedges; and neat little clusters… Continue Reading Spring has sprung!
This instalment concludes our 3-part interview with Cecilia about the creation of her handspun yarns. Earlier today she gave us a tour of some of the yarns she produces, and wrote eloquently about the relationships between the place where she lives and the yarns that she spins. Finally Cecilia will tell us about the tools… Continue Reading Cecilia Hewett on Working with Wool, Part III
Continuing on from our earlier post on Cecilia’s handspinning, here is Part II of our interview, in which Cecilia talks about the relationships between the place where she lives and the yarns that she creates… 4. Could you tell us something about the relationship between your spinning activities and the place where you live? I… Continue Reading Cecilia Hewett on Working with Wool, Part II
Cecilia Hewett is a member of The Woolclip whom we heard a bit about in the post we recently published featuring WOOLFEST. A Cumbrian co-operative of extraordinary women all working with wool in one way or another, members of The Wool Clip are especially connected to the distinctive landscape in which they live through their… Continue Reading Cecilia Hewett on Working with Wool, Part I