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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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How to Pre Mordant Wool for Dyeing

If you plan to play around with some natural dyes, you will need to know how to mordant your wool. Without proper mordanting, the color will not adhere to the fiber. There are several types of mordant, but the most … Continue reading

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Fun at the Fair

In my last post I promised you some Pumpkin Muffins. They are coming I promise. However, I had a last minute change of plans, so I had to put them on hold for a day. Instead I headed up to … Continue reading

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Spinning With Friends

Have you ever been around a group of people that just “get you”? People who share a common interest that goes well beyond the surface? Yesterday I was fortunate enough to spend the day with my wonderful Spinning companions. My … Continue reading

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Sheep Balls! Fun Knitting Pattern

Here’s another Pattern for you! I made it using Knit Picks Stroll and some DayDreams Yarn left over from other projects. I’m thinking they are cute just hanging around, but of course I needed to try one with a red … 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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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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