Tag Archives: Dye

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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Dyeing a Trench Coat


I love it! I’m using up leftover dyes from the spring session, and there are some super saturated bits that are coming through in a neat way. I can’t wait to see what this will look like after I iron … Continue reading

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Dye Job


I dyed a number of pieces while I was out west. Its fun to learn what the dyes can do. Silk dyes up differently than hemp or cotton. Silk chiffon dyes up differently from habotai. I like dripping the dyes … Continue reading

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Western & Eastern Scarves


I have been working on hemp and hemp/silk scarves for my next upcoming show, the Creativ Festival in April. I’m starting to work on silk scarf kits as well as hand made pieces. Its easy to find silk scarves. A … 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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Reunion Spinning


This weekend we went camping on Manitoulin Island. Every third year, we head to this location for the reunion. I brought my Lendrum with me. In April I had a bunch of fibres carded into pencil rovings by Wendy from … Continue reading

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