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Hearts, hearts hearts, and a few more!


So here they are. All the test knitting I have been doing in the last little while that match up with the new pattern I’m testing out! I started with a single heart in a shawlette or bandana, and moved … Continue reading

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Fully Loaded


Who knew you could fit so much linen in a Prius? Driving around in this I feel like I’m in the clown car of linen…! And don’t forget safety – I can still do a shoulder check, just! So in … Continue reading

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Many More Cowls


I finished my comparison hemp cowls! I made both the 6ply hemp cowl (posted earlier to this one) and just finished a 3ply hemp cowl in the same dimensions, pattern and needles. Here they are side by side. Close ups … Continue reading

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Hemp Fedorah


My MIL asked me about making a hat with a brim from the hemp. Enough of a brim to cover the tops of the ears.  I prefer to crochet a hat with a brim. I’ll be making this pattern again … Continue reading

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A Close Look At Dyeing Hemp With Turmeric


I have put these pictures together today for my friend Mouse. He is taking hemp twine and making it into an exciting product. I have been helping him out by putting a bunch of materials and time towards this project … Continue reading

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Yarn Dyed With Turmeric


At long last I have tried this same dyeing with the hemp yarns. Much nicer than working with the twine. Very lovely results. I also got a chance to dye up some cotton in this same batch (sorry no pictures … Continue reading

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Even More Natural Hemp Dyeing


I find I’m doing a lot of this work at the present. Winding yarn into skeins and dyeing them with turmeric. Drying the skein and rerolling them into balls. I’m setting up a bunch of yarn to do it all … Continue reading

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