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Shop Update 06.03.15

There’s a select update this week – small but very perfectly formed.

First up some new sock yarns in variegated colours

Laughing Herdwick

The name comes from a photo which one of my friends shared – a Herwick sheep with some blue dye. 129 more words

Shop Update

A Naturally Dyed Wardrobe: Store Cupboard Dyeing

As part of #naturallydyedwardrobe, I’ve been making plans for the year; what I’m planning to grow, gather and buy to create natural dyes.

I’m starting today with the ‘store cupboard’ items that I’m thinking about trying. 577 more words


Tea Branches – Ramos de Chá

More precisely: rolled up used tea bags, on dyed wooden sticks …

Mais concretamente: saquetas de chá usadas enroladas, sobre varolas de madeira tingidas … 108 more words



 I work as a textiles technician at a college where I do demonstrations with the Art and Design students, to teach them new skills related to textiles. 693 more words


All Dyed out

A couple of weeks ago I finally finished all dying all of my fibre for the coming season

The last fibre to be dyed is a merino/nylon mix, ideal for spinning into sock yarn. 64 more words

Dyeing to give this a go!

Oh my goodness! Possibly one of the most exciting things ever!!

I knew that Kool Aid can be used for dyeing wool and bought some skeins of undyed sock yarn from… 250 more words


Dyeing experiment

Dye Experiment 2/28/15

For each bundle of fiber I used 4 oz (113 grams) superwash corriedale combed top.

One fiber bundle was braided, one placed in a circle & one laid out in strips about 2′ long.  342 more words