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I'm Dyeing To Share This With You

I’ve been busy at the stove this month!¬† With a box of blank skeins before me, I set off to dye some lovely Autumn and Halloween themed yarns.¬† 105 more words


Caretta Caretta and the shawl planning

A happy weekend to you!

This weekend hasn’t been the most wonderful. I am stressing about work and how much I still have to do, but sometimes we get so overwhelmed that the only thing to do is walk away and bury oneself in something else in order to reset the brain so it can function normally again. 499 more words


Knitting My First Pair of Socks

So every now and then I go in phases of wanting to try knitting new things versus mindlessly knitting things I’ve been making for years. A year or so ago I got the courage to start knitting my first sock! 352 more words


Fun with Speckles!

The holiday yesterday gave me a chance to experiment with dyeing. I was torn between doing some rich tonals (came later in the day) and playing around with painting and speckling РI chose to go with speckles first. 133 more words

Fingering Yarn

Colour update coming September 10

I’ve been busy with the dye pots since showing one of my gradients on Ravekry – a bitter burnt orange to black. Then I ran out of one of the bases and needed to reorder and that has taken a long time to sort out – First the mill closed for half of August and then Border Force decided hold my yarn ransom and charge me a fortune to have them release it (I paid an import agent to sort it all out so had those fees as well) – now I’m still waiting for Auspost to deliver! 97 more words