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!”

A Very Winey Yarntide Holiday Yarn Advent Mystery Box

Love yarn? Love wine? Love the holidays? A Very Winey Yarntide celebrates the holiday season with beautifully dyed yarn in colorways that reflect your favorite wine varietals sipped by cozy firelight! Choose six 50 g skeins in rich tonal shades of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Chenin Blanc, one 100g variegated skeinContinue reading “A Very Winey Yarntide Holiday Yarn Advent Mystery Box”

Last Day to Order! Volunteer Sunflowers: A Summer Yarn Mystery Box

May 31 is the last day to preorder my summer yarn mystery box! The Volunteer Sunflowers colorway emotes a sea of emerald green foliage complemented by deep blues and pops of sunny gold. I’m excited by my dye tests and wish I could share an image of the results, but it’s a mystery, so you’reContinue reading “Last Day to Order! Volunteer Sunflowers: A Summer Yarn Mystery Box”