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Colours, Dyeing and Things

I attended my first crafty workshop on Saturday. It was a dyeing workshop which was to include yarn and fabric but I just brought yarn. Yarn, yarn and more yarn. 190 more words


How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid Lesson Two A tutorial

Your yarn is ready right?  All soaked through, shouldn’t be any dry spots.

The next step is to heat some water.  For this skein ( which was only 50 gms of wool) I just filled my tea kettle and heated it to just below a boil.   523 more words


Saturday Snippets | October 18, 2014

Welcome to Saturday Snippets.  This is where I share links and odd bits of info from the past week.

1.  As an unabashed dog lover, I have a difficult time watching movies or TV shows where there’s a possibility of a dog getting hurt or dying.  586 more words


Tangerine Delights

Every pay day I always like to buy a little bit of yarn, just to slowly increase my stash – and because I can’t seem to help myself when surrounded by all those yummy colours.   61 more words


Designer Spotlight: Louise Tilbrook

Hope you are having a great week. To mark the middle of “Socktober” (where has the first half of this month gone) I have an interview with an exceptional British sock designer and one the speediest knitters I know – … 686 more words


Ombre Addict - Camera Strap

This ombre look is just the best. It started with me wanting that ombre hair effect, and it’s been slowly infiltrating my crochet designs more and more. 357 more words


A Handy-Dandy Chart!

I got a LOT of studying done last night, so while I wait for my tutors to mark. How is waiting for something to be marked not torture? 149 more words