Tags » Art Yarn

art yarn

In between my free form embroidery and my cross stitch designing and model stitching, I crochet. ¬†As with a lot of my embroidery and stitching, I like to reclaim things and make them into something new, which is what I do with my ‘art yarns’. 194 more words

Carolyn Manning Designs

Lichen Scarf

Remember the lichen inspired skeins of yarn that I spun recently? Well, the plan was to weave a scarf with it, and now its finished….it was enjoyable to weave, and the Welsh weather eventually behaved itself, and stayed dry long enough to allow me to wash and full it…and I am really pleased with the results: 160 more words


Lichen Yarn

Well, I ended up spinning all the batts that I carded yesterday…and I also added some Wensleydale locks to make it a bit more textural. 195 more words


Using Art Yarn. Part 1: The Easter Chicks

The possibilities for art yarn, both creating it and using it, are limitless. However sometimes people struggle to know what to do with this yarn that may be bulky, irregular, highly textured, short of yardage and, above all, fun. 449 more words


TdF 2016 Prep :D

So far I’ve:

  • realized my fave spindle is broken and my second fave is missing
  • ordered a replacement (hasn’t arrived yet)
  • rigged up a temporary fix…
  • 15 more words

Moar Yarn!

I’ve just listed another 12 DeStash Yarn listings in my Etsy shop and I’m about to list a ton of hand spun art yarn! Need a little fun accent on a project? 36 more words


The Sun Has Got It's Hat On (fingers crossed)!

I am keen to start experimenting with dyeing yarn, and with this in mind I acquired a Solar Dyeing Kit when I was at Wonderwool at the weekend. 273 more words