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Knitting Book of the Month

April 2018

The Yarn Lover’s Guide to Hand Dyeing:  Beautiful Color and Simple Knits  by Linda La Belle
This book is a wonderful introduction and course in different dyeing techniques with lots of color, plenty of patterns to work up, and suggestions for using the various dyes with different fibers. 60 more words

Dyeing Yarn

Done! Another Hat for Another Sibling

I guess if I had to come up with a single word about the thing I do the most, it would be deliberate.  I certainly take my time to make decisions.   227 more words


Natural Dye: Berry Pinks

Ok, I know I’m a little late for Valentine’s Day, but I just stumbled into the most glorious pink dye (or perhaps stain – more on that later) using some past-their-prime berries. 499 more words

Handmade Craft

Hand Dyed Yarn Pt2

You can read Pt1 here.

So to continue with my meagre yarn dyeing adventures!  I dyed three skeins in total on that first weekend.  After the red one I talked about in the original post I moved right along to an orangey one.  467 more words


Yarn To Dye For

The amazing thing about a new craft is the many directions you can find yourself travelling in that you just didn’t anticipate.  Knitting for example.  First it was the simple stuff, like learning enough techniques to actually make something, after that, it was gaining the confidence to move on from simple projects.  1,051 more words


Such a bother

I cut the tip of my index finger on my right hand last week and I can’t seem to get anything done…well, stuff that I want to do. 105 more words


Yarn Review - Wool of the Andes

I’ve just begun to hand dye yarn. It’s all very experimental right now, so this will not be a tutorial on the process, although I will definitely work up one of those when I get my methodology down. 840 more words