Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dyeing To Breathe Out

I take a deep breath in May. June gives some clues and teasers to keep me holding. By July, my eyes are bulging! August and September, ahhhhhhhhhh...............
dye0 dye1 dye11 dye12 dye4 dye5 dye6 dye7 dye8 dye9 dyeyarn dye13
Now I'm filling my basket with pokeberries, rose hips, jewelweed, marigolds, zinnia, indigo, goldenrod and black walnut to do demo dyeing and some for me too.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Scarves. Naturally.







Friday, January 3, 2014

"O beautiful"

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Collecting Wishes


"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."
Shakespeare

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Inside Outside Yellow






Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Webs We Weave

Harvest Yarn Recipe

Ingredients : 
Original recipe makes a happy dyer and knitter

  • 1 toasty woodstove
  • 1 wicker basket
  • 1 cuppa tea
  • 15+ tangled, natural dyed yarns
  • 1 Katy Perry PRISM CD

Directions :
  1. Start by sitting on your favorite chair within toe warming distance of the wood stove.  
  2. Turn on your CD player with PRISM. 
  3. Slowly gather first tangled mess of yarn and find loose end.  This may take some time so remember to be patient.  
  4. Sip cuppa tea
  5. Begin by wrapping yarn around fingers until a ball begins to form.  Continue to the end of tangled mess.  
  6. Place finished ball in wicker basket.  
  7. Find new yarn tangle. 
  8. Repeat  # 3 - 6
Prep Time = Summer of growing, harvesting and natural dyeing 
Untangle time = Until that cuppa tea gets cold or fire needs more wood
Ready In Time = for some holiday knitting



Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Frankencraften- Natural Dye Wheel