Category Archives: dye

First Kettle Dye: Eggplant Beauty

Last week I posted a mini-photo essay about dye day. While I participated–helping Spencer and generally being around for a couple of hours, I did not do much dyeing. This was not for lack of trying! I showed up with … Continue reading

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Dye Day 2016

Beth recently sponsored another Dye Day for guild members–thanks, Beth!!–which means she broke out the bins, the tables, the plastic wrap, the dyes (for cotton and wool), and opened her home to us all. Some sat knitting while waiting to … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Dye Day

Thanks to Spencer for the video diary of the process and the day 🙂

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The Results Are In!

Dye Day success! I’m in the middle of writing my book’s introduction right now, so I’ll take any completed project I can get! Details below for those who are interested in fiber-info! In order from left to right: Polworth (from … Continue reading

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Natural Dye Day: C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild

  Last weekend, the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild hosted a natural dye day at Forest Glen Preserve. (You can find the guild on FB too). The weather was perfect: a little sunny, a little cloudy, crisp with autumn in the … Continue reading

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