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Wool and Wolves: A Woodland Collection

One sunny Autumn day three girls took a trip to the woods on Mousehold Heath.  One was very young and beautiful with long golden hair. One carried a tall standard lamp, an original 1960’s Parker Knoll chair and six bags overflowing with beautiful knitted woollen products. One carried a camera

Now every child knows that forests are a place of enchantment and danger, inhabited by those that live on the edge; refugees, escaped convicts, witches and nomads, and every fairy tale forest is home to a wolf.

So the girls didn’t stray from the path, or wander too deeply into the woods where the trees cast dark shadows and obscure the daylight. They stopped by a clearing at the edge of the forest on a well trodden path surrounded by the magical backdrop to a Brothers Grimm fairytale. They opened the bags and took out their contents; a beautiful crochet blanket, a jolly santa hat, three cheerful sunflowers and a stunning crochet duffle bag  – then the girl with the camera worked her magic…..

The Mercerie Autumn Winter Collection

The Mercerie Autumn Winter Collection 1

 Photographs by Eliza Boo Photography.


This blog post is a link in a circle of blogs called Sisterhood Stories – please visit the next post by Karrie Drake and share some love on the way……

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  1. That’s so clever! I love when you take your crafts in unusual places, gives them a whole new life! And what’s better than a combo or forest and cozy knits?

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