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Dyeing with Dandelions, part 1
Dandelion heads in the dyepot. I have to admit, I have never understood the appeal of a manicured lawn and find grass boring. It could be due to this or my laziness that I allow dandelions to grow freely in my yard, much to the dismay to my neighbors. I lov...
Dandelion heads in the dyepot. I have to admit, I have never understood the appeal of a manicured lawn and find grass boring. It could be due to this or my laziness that I allow dandelions to grow freely in my yard, much to t...
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Dandilions are nutritious for people..and a great food source for bush bunnies and other creatures. ...they can add nutrients to the soil....they have been dubbed nature's vitamin. ....good for you
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Dyeing with Hibiscus Flowers
While browsing possible natural dyes to try this summer I came across an image of wool top that had been dyed a lovely lavender gray color with hibiscus. I have written in the past about dyeing food (well beverages) with hibiscus flowers, but this is my fir...
While browsing possible natural dyes to try this summer I came across an image of wool top that had been dyed a lovely lavender gray color with hibiscus. I have written in the past about dyeing food (well beverages) with hibi...
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Finding the Contrast
Have you ever picked two yarns for a color work project only to find
midway into the project that the pattern is coming out muddy? This is usually due to a lack of contrast between the two colors or colorways you are knitting. It's easy to find a light col...
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I make great mud.
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Octopussy
A few years ago I saw an image of Erin Weckerle's crocheted chandelier in a magazine and ever since I have wanted a version for the shop. We had the perfect chandelier for cozying in the front room and when we decided to move I knew that we would have to ta...
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A Very Redshirt Christmas
I created this Star Trek themed crossstitch as a Christmas present for my brother-in-law a few years ago. Afterwards, I wrote the chart up for an issue of  the Anticraft  that never happened and lost all motivation to publish it. Anyway, the holidays are he...
I created this Star Trek themed crossstitch as a Christmas present for my brother-in-law a few years ago. Afterwards, I wrote the chart up for an issue of the Anticraft that never happened and lost all motivation to publish i...
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Okay Google+sters, sell Sparks to me.
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I haven't used it at all, and I am still enjoying G+. Though Google reads my email, I'm still loath to tell a tech company what things I actually like.
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Dyeing with Hibiscus, part 2
Last week I wrote about my hibiscus dyeing experience and how I was pretty disappointed with the color results. Since hibiscus is supposed to be very sensitive to tap water, I used distilled water for the entire process. The results I ended up with were pre...
Last week I wrote about my hibiscus dyeing experience and how I was pretty disappointed with the color results. Since hibiscus is supposed to be very sensitive to tap water, I used distilled water for the entire process. The ...
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A Study in Blue
I have been slacking on the online tracking my natural dyeing and since I spent most of March preparing to teach my first indigo dyeing class at Rebelle , this seemed like the perfect opportunity to start again. My past experiences with indigo have been wit...
I have been slacking on the online tracking my natural dyeing and since I spent most of March preparing to teach my first indigo dyeing class at Rebelle, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to start again. My past experi...
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Project Planner Insert
My project page for the shop, I also have one for personal projects. Between owning a business, teaching, volunteering, and my gig at the library, I tend to have quite a few projects going at once. I keep an ongoing to do list for projects that need to be d...
My project page for the shop, I also have one for personal projects. Between owning a business, teaching, volunteering, and my gig at the library, I tend to have quite a few projects going at once. I keep an ongoing to do lis...
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New Year, New Planner
My current planner's dashboard with my short term to-do list, stickers, post-its, and a zipper pouch for loose papers. Toward the end of last year I decided that it was time to overhaul my planning system. I have been using a Slingshot Organizer since 2003 ...
My current planner's dashboard with my short term to-do list, stickers, post-its, and a zipper pouch for loose papers. Toward the end of last year I decided that it was time to overhaul my planning system. I have been using a...
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I was just going to share this with my knitting circle, but I am pretty sure others will enjoy.
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There's also this one- http://vimeo.com/16871362
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