Dyeing, Knitting

Featured Pattern: Find Your Fade

I am finishing out the “fade” series today with the original fade pattern by Andrea Mowry–Find Your Fade. This is a big, comfy shawl pattern that uses 7 skeins of yarn. The pattern can be found at https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/find-your-fade. All her amazing and very popular patterns can be found on Ravelry at https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/drea-renee-knits Here are a… Read More Featured Pattern: Find Your Fade


How I Dye, Part 2

In the last post, I talked about preparing dye stock to use for hand painting. In this post, we’ll discuss hand painting yarn. The very same process is used for hand painting top or roving from animal fibers (wool, alpaca, angora, mohair, etc.) and silk. You need a different type of dye for plant fibers… Read More How I Dye, Part 2


How I Dye, Part 1

I spent most of the day dyeing yarn and silk chiffon scarves. I had such a great time. Dyeing is a pretty intensive process, so my husband and I had planned for him to take the youngest children so I could focus on what I was doing, and it was great! If you are wondering… Read More How I Dye, Part 1