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Ravelry: Discontinued Yarns

I knew I had a pretty big collection of vintage Manos, but imagine my surprise when I discovered that so many of the yarns in my stash have been discontinued! 420 more words

Ravelry

Ocean colors

My first ever skein!! Half of it was on a spindle, half on a spinning wheel.

Ravelry: Better Stashing

I doubt I’ll ever find a real need to catalog my knitting needles—I do 99 percent of my work on these Addi Click Lace interchangeables… 238 more words

Ravelry

My New Drum Carder

My drum carder came!  My Brother Drum Carder finally arrived, and it is all ready to go!  As you can see from my ‘unboxing’ pictures my Brother Drum Carder arrived assembled and ready to go with instructions in a lovely plastic pouch.  158 more words

Wool

More Natural Dyeing with Cochineal

This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing.  Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti.

I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum this summer. 247 more words

Merino

Purple Dragon curled scarf

So I have been attempting to make scarves on my new knitting machine, however all of the sides end up very curled. I even blocked this for overnight and steamed it but it still doesn’t take out the curl.   21 more words

Natural Dyeing with Cutch, Rhubarb and Indigo

This summer I’ve been playing with a lot of natural dyes with the help of Cathy (Luvswool).  This is the third in my series of natural dyeing experiments. 229 more words

Merino