Category Archives: Fibreshed Melbourne

Fibreshed knitalong: the middle

We had our second Knitalong meetup last weekend. We shared our progress and talked about local clothes. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fibreshed knitalong: swatching

A swatch is a mini experiment you run before starting a project. You make a hypothesis, knit up the swatch and then review your results. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fibreshed knitalong: the beginning

Participants have signed up, fibre is being spun or yarn has been purchased. The Melbourne Fibreshed knitalong has begun. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fibreshed Knitalong

What small thing could I do to set the ball rolling towards more participation and community in the Melbourne Fibreshed? Solution: a Knitalong Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fibreshed fibre: Cotton

“Doesn’t cotton use a lot of water?” Well yes, but. Here’s what I found out when I researched cotton in Australia. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Fibreshed farmer: Kilter rural

I never expected to find cotton in Victoria. And yet there it was, a news article about the first cotton farm in the state for over 30 years. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Fibreshed fibre: Angora

I’ll admit I knew nothing about angora before I started this Fibreshed project. Learning more has been a pleasant surprise. Continue reading

Posted in Fibreshed Melbourne, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments