Posts filed under: Painting with dyes

The Vancouver Island Fibre Fest is this weekend in Campbell River.  I will be demonstrating Lace Painting on Saturday and I will be teaching Twinned Knitting on Sunday – I...
I woke up this morning to hear that today has been deemed the International Day of Happiness.  It was created by the UN in 2012. I think that every day...
It seems to me that life gets busier and busier as we acquire more time behind our belts! The children are gone – lets add some activities. My skills have...
The final ring and third download of the Garden Gate Shawl Pattern is up on Ravelry!  There are still two more downloads but this one completes the center of the shawl....
…..Well the painted sample for the Spring into Summer KAL is done anyway! I finished the beaded crochet applied edging Thursday night and I am thrilled with the results! I hope that...
Ready for the final edging to be crocheted on! More beads and a thin accent of colour over the leaf edging! Before I painted “Spring” I dyed some yarn for...
Five hours later! Its painted and now is being gently steamed! Guess what I did yesterday – all of yesterday! I have decided that I need a bigger steaming pot...
Knitting by its very nature is a transformative process. We start out with yarn and needles and transform that into a beautiful knitted object. The addition of dye to the...
I had a busy day yesterday – researching the Summer Whimsey pattern. Judy Gibson commented on my Facebook page that, due to the German title, Model – 36, and the hand-written...