I am often asked why I only dye one-of-a-kind (OOAK) colorways versus repeating my popular colors for my yarn to be purchased in bulk. My answer is simple. I am an artist…an artist that created a small business out of my art. This is different than creating a small business to creating art for thatContinue reading “Why I Only Dye OOAK Yarns”
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The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is the MUST-make!
Wedding season is not over, AND there are always future reasons to dress up, right?! The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is a perfect lightweight fluttery-peplum knit that is perfect for such occasions! It is no secret that I love my frill and flutter. I had been dreaming of a lace peplum or babydoll with lightweightContinue reading “The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is the MUST-make!”
We Are Knitters – How to Afford It
For years, I have admired the gorgeous and fluffy knits that litter my Instagram feed from @weareknitters. The photos are always cozy, and the designs are modern and simple (which allows the yarn to be the star). I was guilty of checking their website on every sale they promoted, convincing myself the still-expensive sale price wasContinue reading “We Are Knitters – How to Afford It”
Fairy Dust: Hand Dyeing and Speckling Variegated Cotton Yarn
Dyeing yarn is therapeutic, and it can be done in your kitchen! I have experimented with several dyes and fiber bases. I have learned which dyes pair best with with base, and I have some tricks for pigment and ease. Today’s project was dyeing 100% pima cotton yarn. I used RIT Dye and Tulip Dye,Continue reading “Fairy Dust: Hand Dyeing and Speckling Variegated Cotton Yarn”