I have mentioned Yarnbox before, but I’ll tell you what it is. The creators go to an independent yarn dyer and buy yarn from them, then find a knitwear designer to feature, add a few other goodies, put it all in a box, and mail it out as a subscription every month, with a new yarn dyer and designer every month. 105 more words
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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
Let me just first say I am an amateur dyer. This is what I do.
First you have to buy your Kool-Aid. You need the kind that comes in packets without any sugar or artificial sweetener. 639 more words
For anyone that had not heard, we raised a total of $945 with the online auction. That allowed me to order samples, additional dye colors for those samples, a second yarn swift for re-skeining yarn, and get started on some of the marketing materials including re-vamping the logo, new merchandise tags, and business cards. 721 more words