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Day 24: Have you ever made your own pattern or dyed your own yarn? How did it turn out?

I only recently started following patterns in the first place, so much of my early knits were made up by me. I also modify almost every pattern that I knit, so they’re all made-up to a degree. 71 more words


Branching Out-Yarn Dyeing

It’s been a long time since I wrote a branching out post, partly because I haven’t tried anything new for a while! Way back in September when we went to Yarndale, I bought some undyed Merino yarn with the intention of trying out dyeing it myself. 688 more words

My Other Ramblings

Yarn Dyeing Pt. 2

This post would be better titled something like “15 hours of untangling later.”

That’s right, I told you I’d be back with the finished project but it took a LONG time and I even had some help from my saint of a mother who spent several hours untangling with me. 95 more words

Indie Dyer

Yarn Dyeing Pt. 1

You guys, this is a big deal for me- I tried hand dyeing yarn today!

A little back story, as you might have learned, I learned to knit last fall and have absolutely fallen in love with it.   916 more words


I can't stop dyeing!

No one has ever told me that once you start dyeing yarns, you just cant’t stop! It’s just like paintings on blank canvases and it’s even more amazing when you actually knit them and see how stitches turn out. 100 more words


Love it Hate it Love it

Whilst I have been labouring on my many unfinished wips, I’ve been thinking about why so many have been consigned to the bottom of the wip basket and, have concluded that it’s more than just the delight of casting on with new yarn. 300 more words


The Wooly Unicorn of 2017

It may be the first day of February but it feels like 2017 has just started, and I have a hunch it’ll be a colour-filled crafty one! 772 more words

Acid Dye