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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEEDLEWORK

December

The Slowpoke: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEEDLEWORK Many of the crafts we do today are those that have moved through generation after generation, and continue to stand the test of time. Needlework is one of them. From the simple row of knitting that your mother may have taught you, the skill of crocheting a blanket square that perhaps your grandmother passed on, or a touch of macrame you picked up from a friend. Encyclopedia of Needlework is a tome – written a generation or two
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEEDLEWORK
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THE GRAY GIRLS

November

The Slowpoke: THE GRAY GIRLS Two style posts within the week! (Sorry if they’re not your thing, but hey, we all have to get dressed in the morning right?) There’s something in the water within the world of sustainable clothing, with more ethical options than ever. One we’re a little excited about this week is the launch on Wednesday of The Gray Girls, for their carefully curated lot of vintage threads. While we love ourselves a wardrobe kitted out with basics, a hearty
THE GRAY GIRLS
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SEASONING CAST IRON

September

theslowpoke_howtoseasoncastiron1 How we love an item that just gets better with age. That will last not only a lifetime, but many, and can be passed from generations to the next. In the kitchen, that item is cast iron cookware, and its benefits are more than just its longevity. Cast iron cookware heats evenly and cooks food fantastically, adding an extra depth of flavour to meals. It can be used with any heat source and can easily go from the
SEASONING CAST IRON
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