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Spin all the breeds!

I have been busy with some crochet projects over the last month (photos coming soon), but I have been managing to get some spinning done too. 1,339 more words

What I learned From Dyeing My Hair

In July of 2015, I went from brunette to having blue, green, and purple “mermaid hair.” I’d wanted to dye it for a while, but had never followed through on it before. 539 more words


Inspiring indigo

Indigo was one of the most sought-after ingredients of the New World. But the plant, Indigofera tinctoria, is grown on at least five continents, and textile artists have long used it the world over. 137 more words

Event: Indigo – From Texts to Textiles

Event date: Wednesday 15 March 2017, 9.30 am — 11.30 am

Indigo, ‘King of Dyes’, has been in continuous use for over six millennia, traded worldwide for use as blue dye, paint pigment and medicine. 104 more words


Dyeing wool: experiment nr.2

So Im very proud to say, that this was one of the most productive weekends I had in a long time. As I wrote in my previous post, I started on Thursday experimenting with dyeing some wool. 338 more words


The Lowdown on Slowdown

I saw Passengers the other day with my super knitty pal Troy. Having not seen any real trailers about the movie beforehand, I was pleasantly surprised to find that I really really liked it.   465 more words


Seeing Red, Getting Green. And Blue

I took up yarn dyeing last fall using plants I collected during my walks, donations from my sister’s and neighbors’ gardens, and onion skins scraped up out of the supermarket’s onion bins, and my experiments produced a beautiful range of yellows, greens, and browns. 1,971 more words