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Phased Reopening After Lockdown

Phased Reopening After Lockdown

As Scotland is beginning to reopen after lockdown I have chosen to open the shop on a strict appointment-only basis from 8th August 2020. Appointments will last up to 15 minutes and are limited to a maximum of 3 people from the same household at one time. Hand...

Some Musings About Covid-19

Some Musings About Covid-19

  I am not going to lie, as the days pass by I am growing more and more worried about the effect of the novel coronavirus. This is not because of the virus itself, I am lucky enough to be in good health with youth on my side and thus i feel it would be selfish to...

Tour de Fleece 2019 and Other News!

Tour de Fleece 2019 and Other News!

Tour de Fleece! Woohoo TdF 2019 starts TODAY! I'll be honest, since opening the shop 8 months ago (seriously, 8 months! Where has the time gone?) I have done very little spinning - typical, right! Over the next 23 days however I plan on blowing the cobwebs off my...

My Silence is Not Complicity.

My Silence is Not Complicity.

The last few weeks have been emotional for many within the knitting and fibre arts community. There has been not just one but two cases of extreme insensitivity which have acted as the catalysts for important conversations within the wider online community, firstly...

Massive Announcement!

Massive Announcement!

Sealy MacWheely is Setting Up Shop! Yes you read that right! After a lot of planning and sleepless nights I am *finally* ready to announce my big news! Without going into too much detail here I am going to be opening a Local Yarn and Fibre Shop in East Dunbartonshire...

Festivals, Plans and To-Do Lists…

Festivals, Plans and To-Do Lists…

Holy moly has it been one heck of a busy year already, and it shows no sign of abating anytime soon! We are now past the half way point through 2018 and shamefully it's been over a year since my last post... So much has happened and changed in that time, where do I...

Tour de Fleece 2017 & Other Ventures

Tour de Fleece 2017 & Other Ventures

Halò mo chàirdean, I just wanted to write a quick update to let you know what is happening with Sealy MacWheely over the upcoming summer months (hopefully the sun will return to the west coast soon so it feels a little more seasonal!). It's...

Onwards & Upwards!

Onwards & Upwards!

About a month ago, at the height of my January Blues I had an epiphany... Due in part to ill health (take my advice and never miss a flu jab!) and overwhelmingly due to nervousness I shared this epiphany with only a select number of friends, family members and...

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