20 Feb 13

Spring and Summer Events

It still feels like spring and summer are a world away with the still lingering frosts and snow flurries. I’ve been getting a few inquiries asking if I’ll be attending any events over the spring and summer period. While I was planning on being at Woolfest 2013 unfortunately I now won’t be there, sorry if you were planning on seeing me there this year. I had a great time in Cumbria last year getting to meet lots of people face to face even if the weather wasn’t that great!
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17 Feb 13

Glazes

Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions about custom orders, I always try whenever I can to accommodate those requests. Unfortunately glazes are one of those things that are difficult to reproduce especially from photos.

Glazes themselves are a variety of powders mixed together; the majority of a glaze is glass formed through heating silica or sand at a high temperature in the kiln. Joining this is a variety of fluxes to lower the temperature and to stablise the glaze and finally there is a colourant. Colourants are usually natural compounds powders created from minerals dug from the Earth itself.
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16 Jan 13

As seen in yarnwise

This January you’ll find Little Wren Pottery featured in Yarnwise magazine on their ‘wishlist’ spread, it’s a new year edition and they’re also sporting a fresh design which looks great – it’s nice to see a magazine that so well laid out! Within it’s pages you’ll also find some lovely knitting patterns from a more basic hat to ambitious lace shawl which I’d love to knit. Unfortunately my track record with shawl knitting isn’t that great!

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