Natural Dyeing with Tansy and Iron Mordant

Summer is waning, and it’s time to harvest the gifts of the garden. This year I was blessed with a bounty of Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) which I grew for natural dyeing. This is my first time dyeing with tansy, and I’m pleased with the result, although I still have a lot to learn about naturalContinue reading “Natural Dyeing with Tansy and Iron Mordant”

Meet Kris: the Alchemist of Alk&Me!

Kris of Alk&Me will be dyeing the yarn for A Very Winey Yarntide Holiday Mystery Box! (Don’t worry. She loves wine. I checked!) I can’t wait to see the beautiful colors she will create in the dye pot just for us. Let’s learn a little about the alchemist — that is both scientist and artistContinue reading “Meet Kris: the Alchemist of Alk&Me!”

Meet Laura: the Dyer Behind Laughing Cat Fibers!

Laura of Laughing Cat Fibers will be dyeing the yarn for the Autumn Yarn Mystery Box. I’m so excited to see how she interprets the themes using her creativity and expertise. Like many of us, Laura has found healing and community in fiber arts. Settle in, grab a cuppa, and let’s learn about the artistContinue reading “Meet Laura: the Dyer Behind Laughing Cat Fibers!”

Volunteer Sunflowers Box Complete!

A great big THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a Volunteer Sunflowers box! 🌻 The final box has been opened, and I am now free to share! Also, thanks to Ann Tudor and Haven Herbs for partnering with me on this box. I’m very pleased with this colorway, and am now offering it as dyedContinue reading “Volunteer Sunflowers Box Complete!”

Autumn Yarn Mystery Box

Autumn is a wonderful season, full of pumpkin harvests and spooky shenanigans! I’ve curated this Autumn Yarn Mystery Box to represent your favorite fall things! The Pumpkins for Sale colorway recollects hayrides and pumpkin picking on a crisp fall day with bright blue skies. Pickety Witch brings to mind apple dunking, fortune telling, and otherContinue reading “Autumn Yarn Mystery Box”