Monthly Archives: March 2016

Resources for Dyeing Wool

I’ve been a little obsessed with the idea of doing more of my own yarn dyeing and so I’ve been accumulating books and websites that seem useful.  Each resource has it’s pros and cons.  I have yet to find one … Continue reading

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Wool Dyeing Experiments

I had a really great time this weekend doing a little wool dyeing experiment with easy to access materials and kitchen equipment. It turns out that food coloring works well as an acid dye on protein fibers– we experience this … Continue reading

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Yes, and…

When performing improvisationally, there is a “yes and” rule that says that you accept the contributions of other in the improv and that you always add your own bit as well.  Although I sometimes believe I am the boss of … Continue reading

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Introducing my Patterns in kCDesigns

If you have an iPad (or soon an Android tablet), you should know about Knit Companion.  This is a handy app that allows you to manipulate pdf knitwear patterns so that you can easily knit from the pattern, complete with … Continue reading

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