Dying Yarn

Speckled Yarn

Creating speckled yarn is one of my favorite ways to color fibre. One of the reasons I like it so much is because the end result is always a bit of a surprise. After having applied the dye to the yarn I never quite know what the finished product will look like. The process of… Read More Speckled Yarn

Knitting

Winter in April

It’s winter in April. I can’t believe it! Spring is taking its time arriving this year. On Facebook people are joking it’s January 108th or something like that and I can’t help but smirk at the sarcasm. Actually, it’s April 18 and yesterday while walking my grand-fur baby I took this picture of a snowman… Read More Winter in April

Dying Yarn

Dying Yarn

Dying yarn is a wonderfully creative process that I love exploring. Not many things bring me as much joy as when I get to add fiber to a dye pot. I love color and I love fiber. There is no end to the variance of color you can create. Being able to combine the two is… Read More Dying Yarn

socks

Butterfly Lane Socks: Creating My First Knitting Pattern

Recently I’ve taken the leap into designing knitting patterns. My spring-inspired pattern, called Butterfly Lane Socks, is my first forray into this creative art. Let me tell you how this pattern came about. It has been a long cold winter with little sunshine and I’m anxious for some warm spring weather. Spring has officially arrived… Read More Butterfly Lane Socks: Creating My First Knitting Pattern