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Earlier this week we had the great joy of going over to Rowland Ricketts’ studio to use his community indigo dye vat. How exciting! This was my first time dyeing with indigo (first of many, I hope). 155 more words

Prints on Fabric

Along with the paper, I have been busy printing on fabric, since the first leaves of the season give quite distinct results to those gathered later on in the year. 26 more words


Dyed Silk Dress

I have dyed a piece of silk for a new dress. This one is for a friend and I hope she likes it.
It is not quite finished yet as I need to wrinkle it while it is wet and then let it dry wrinkled up. 155 more words


evolution of a colorway and Fiske KAL!

I have another shawl on the needles now, more specifically, the Fiske shawl, which is featured in amirisu’s 2014 spring edition. It is a lovely crescent shawl with an interesting feature called the Vikkel braid. 226 more words


What's different?

Rinsing takes an age. Hot, cold, hot, cold. In truth more cold than hot. Icy fingers, even in summer, but it’s worth it to remove all the dye from the threads. 185 more words


Ombre Dyed Roving

My daughter is a huge fan of anything ombre, and more specifically blue ombre. So when I started dyeing roving one of her first requests was for me to dye ombre roving, spin it up, and then knit it up! 265 more words

Dye Day turns into Dye Week

Having realized I had more fiber than I thought, dye day continued. On Monday evening, I dyed two braids of BFL wool. One does not please me yet, it needs an additional color. 87 more words

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