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Monkey Dye!

My daughter is expecting her first child this summer. Naturally I’m thinking about baby projects! I came across a pattern on Ravelry for a knitted Monkey, Jacobus, and thought it would be super cute in a baby’s room. We don’t … Continue reading

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Poke Berry Pumpkin Dyed Hat

I finished another version of my Running in Circles Hat. I used some hand spun yarn that I dyed in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. You can read about it here.   I love the way the variegation in the … Continue reading

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Update on the Poke Berry Pumpkin Dye

You may have read my previous post about dyeing yarn in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. What I failed to mention was that I had also included 2 skeins that had been purchased on Ebay. They are the same as … Continue reading

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Halloween Dye Fun!

Here’s a ghoulish way to dye yarn – naturally. This is a perfect experiment for this time of year. Apparently this is not something new. I’ve just never done it before. I absolutely love the results. And what fun to … Continue reading

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Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing for you a book that I will surely treasure for years to come. Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick is a wonderful book that will please the scholar in you with it’s wealth … Continue reading

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How to Dye Yarn with Goldenrod

Yesterday a good friend of mine came over and we dyed some yarn with the Goldenrod I picked along side the road. (That’s cotton you see in the background. It’s almost ready for harvest.) This time of year it’s prolific … Continue reading

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A Yarn Do-Over

Have you ever made or done something and then thought to yourself, “Hmm, That’s not what I was expecting. I don’t think I like it…” I’m sure in one way or another this holds true for everyone. Question is, what … Continue reading

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DIY Silk Scarf Dye

Today I thought I would dye some silk scarves. These light weight accessories are perfect even in the summer, yet still carry over to the Fall and in the South I can even get away with wearing them all through … Continue reading

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Hat Pattern – test version

I finished the Hat that I spun the yarn for in my recent post Spinning By the Pool – Yarn That Is! As you can see, I only needed a small bit of it. I plan to offer this pattern, … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Shawl

Sunday was my Sisters Birthday. Normally this would mean a phone call and an hour or so of girlish chatter. She would tell me her plans for the day and I would tell her that I missed her and wish … Continue reading

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