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October is Breast Cancer awareness month

Since it’s already October 19th you are probably well aware that it’s breast cancer awareness month. It’s a cause that is close to my heart (both literally and figuratively). My mother is a survivor, and this time last year I

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Special Springbok stripes

Julia and I started talking about the Rugby World Cup a few weeks ago, and how cool it would be to have a self-striping Springbok yarn. It took a little while to get this off the ground, but I knitted

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Coffee with cowgirlblues

Yesterday morning we hosted a delightful coffee morning at The Deli at Joostenberg Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. There was lots of "show and tell" and not just from us

Welcome to the team

Julia Moore joined our team a few months ago to help out with marketing and design. A qualified journalist and long-time copy writer and PR consultant, Julia is focussing on promoting our yarns both locally and internationally. Having been an

Quick and easy kidsilk scarf

Quick and easy Kidsilk Scarf

The cowgirlblues Kidsilk yarn is one of our best sellers. Customers love the delicate look and feather-light feel. And the colour range is extremely tempting. Knowing what to knit with it is not always that easy. Since it's a luxury

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Rescuing your remnants

Selfies are not really my thing, but every now and then there is definitely a place for looking a little foolish as you hold up your camera and pose for yourself. This latest pattern seemed perfectly suited to it, as

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Welcome to the Watershed

If you live in or near Cape Town and haven’t yet visited the Watershed then it’s high time you paid a visit to this trendy Waterfront location. While you’re there you should of course visit us! We’ve recently moved to a

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Studio session 1

Cake, coffee, colour, craft and cowgirlblues… what’s not to like?!?! We held our first Open Day at the cowgirlblues studio last Saturday. Twenty keen knitters joined us at the studio for a quick tour of the spinning, dyeing and winding process

cowgirlblues crochet class using Jan Eaton's Willow pattern

Our first crochet class

After the great success of our first Studio Session event in May, and an impromptu beginners knitting class last weekend, our first crochet class is scheduled for the end of July. Julia Moore is a great teacher, and we've selected a