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Fiber Goodies from Turquoise Owl Fibers

While I did not actually formally participate in TDF (Tour de fleece) 2014, it didn’t stop me from purchasing some new fiber goodies from Holly at… 216 more words


That Crazy Dyeing Thing

Howdy, blog reading friends! In my last post way back when (let’s just say it’s been a while) I talked about my experiments in dyeing yarn. 388 more words

Finished Products

Socks 18/2014

Since dyeing yarn was so exciting, I couldn’t wait to turn my first hand-dyed skein of yarn into socks. A cabled-socks KAL provided the perfect opportunity:


Summer in the Bluegrass

Ahh…the weekend.  Even if you enjoy every day of the week, it’s still so nice to finally make it to the end.  Those magical two days to do whatever you want with your time.   535 more words


Hand-Dyeing 101

When I first started my adventure with dying yarn, I began very simply — with food coloring.  The first skein I dyed, I used every bit of my Mom’s green food coloring and still got a very light color of pale kelly green.   710 more words


Have you any wool

To me, there is little that is more satisfying than a stack of small cakes of merino (or if I’m very lucky, merino and silk blend, too) just waiting to become a shawl, or some mitts, or a pair of colorful socks. 204 more words


Antique Velvet

Here’s my favorite thing about dyeing…you can’t (hardly) mess up.  Color doesn’t come out the way you planned?  Congrats, you just created a new colorway!  My motto is: name it what it looks like & appreciate it for what it is.   104 more words