Category Archives: dyeing

Indie Dyer: Cherish Stevens of Dandelions and Daisies

Well hello there, weekenders! Today I have an interview with Cherish Stevens of Dandelions and Daisies–an indie dyer of fiber and yarn; and a doll maker! I met Cherish through her Etsy shop and a shared FB group. I was … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Knitting in France

Well folks, today I have a follow-up to the awesome giveaway we did over the last couple of weeks: I’m so happy to feature an interview with Bogga of Knitting in France. Plus, she has generously offered a coupon code … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Sarah Hand

This weekend, it’s laboratory time! I have an interview with Sarah Hand of One Hand in the Dyepot. Sarah hails from Canada (hey, and I’ve said this before–so many awesome Canadian fiberistas out there!). Like some of the other awesome indie … Continue reading

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A Riot of Color

I’ve been waiting for one free moment: an opportunity to spin up the wild overdyed fiber I have been thinking about since our guild’s dye day last month. With classes (and grading) finally finished, and winter break upon us, I … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Megan Morrell of Old Crow Art Yarns

Ok, Ok, I kind of geeked out in Episode 4 about Old Crow Art Yarns and Megan Morrell’s astonishing colorways. Well, lucky for me, she is OK with super-fandom and agreed to an interview on the blog! Yes! Her colorways have always … Continue reading

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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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Episode 3 and a Giveaway!

Hello world! I’m happy to report that Episode 3: The Importance of Place is up and running over on YouTube! This week, I have an extra-special giveaway to announce from Pigeonroof Studios (see below and/or tune in to find out more)!! … Continue reading

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