Category Archives: Dyeing

Violet Handspun Yarn

This yarn was spun from organic Merino wool that I hand-dyed in shades of blue and purple and then carded with some milk fibre and firestar (nylon sparkle) on my drum carder. I just recently acquired the firestar and wanted … Continue reading

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Boob-warmers and paddle-boarders…

Look how distracted and nonchalant I can look, impressive isn’t it? Come on, if you factor in: a) I’m sat balanced on the rickety wall of our (upstairs) balcony, b) the camera is on self timer balanced on a cushion … Continue reading

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Age of Brass and Steam

I happened upon another Rumbler this afternoon, and she agreed to pose for me for a little impromptu photo shoot.  Thanks, Emily! After I took the photos I mentioned that this project will propel me into first place and she … Continue reading

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Shelburne Scarf

I strategically planned this project to be eligible for two competitions – our Knitters Rumble March dyeing challenge and Art-by-Ana‘s March KAL. I used a yarn dyed by Ana and combined it with a yarn I dyed myself.  The resulting … Continue reading

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Hand-dyed Star-Crossed

This is my second time knitting Star Crossed  by Natalie Larson and I love the pattern even more, now. I actually followed the pattern exactly the whole way through, which is quite a challenge for me (because I love to … Continue reading

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Hand-dyed Thistle Cap

I had been eyeing this pattern since it came out (around Christmas?) and finally had a great yarn for it in my stash thanks to my recent dyeing experiments. The pattern is the “Thistle Cap” by Liz Abinante. The Ravelry … Continue reading

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The making of a manatee…..

Some of you will have noticed my absence over the last week or so (and those of you that haven’t should pretend you have, or It’ll hurt my feelings!). Last night I got back from a fantabulous road-trip to Tampa, … Continue reading

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