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Yvonne Ellsworth
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Just a reminder that my Open Studio day is on Saturday! It's going to be awesome! http://www.lavendersheep.com/openstudio.html
Lavendersheep Open Studio Day! Saturday, April 18th, 2015 10am - 4pm. Events. Handpainted Yarn & Fiber - See everything on the website in person! Comfortable Craft Circle with recliner chairs inside. Seating outside in the garden with beautiful view if the weather cooperates.
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Dear Fellow Indie Dyers & Designers, Ravelry​ is now allowing In-Store Pattern Sales for those of us who are not a traditional brick & mortar store, but there's a catch....I wrote the full story on my blog and I would love to get the word out about it! http://lavendersheep.blogspot.com/2015/04/ravelry-in-store-pattern-sales.html
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Great info! (+Ray Whiting Take a look at this.)
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I named it after the koi pond my grandparents had when I was growing up. I loved to watch the little orange fish swimming around in their tranquil pond. It is a beautiful combination that's just a little koi.  Merino Tencel...
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New Blog post: Roast Brocolli Pesto! Delicious! Gluten Free and Vegan options! http://lavendersheep.blogspot.com/2012/11/roast-broccoli-pesto.html
So I originally got this idea from the Smitten Kitchen. Then, of course, I had to modify it. I decided to use roasted broccoli instead. It turned out so good! It is so easy to make too! What is also a...
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We let our artichoke bloom! It's amazing! 
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More about Ravelry In Store Sales. Apparently, they still aren't allowing pattern sales at events. So I explain my confusion in a letter to Ravelry: http://lavendersheep.blogspot.com/2015/04/more-about-ravelry-in-store-sales.html
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I thought today, instead of posting old family pictures, I would put up a few pictures of Hurricane Iselle, which swept through our neighborhood, a few days ago. We were fortunate in our location, and did not suffer the worst...
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You are very welcome! I definitely need to go again. The coast is so awesome!
Continuing Part 2 of the yarn reviews. By the way, if you would like to find all of these yarn shops I used Knit Map to find them all. You can also use Ravelry! Manzanita -T-Spot Yarn, Teas and Chocolates This shop was reall...
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Round Sheep Notions Bags in New Colors! They make great stocking stuffers. Today is the last day to ship for Christmas for the East Coast. If you live closer then you still have a couple days left! http://www.lavendersheep.com/shop/projectbags.html
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  • LavenderSheep
    Owner, 2005 - present
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LavenderSheep
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Full time Indie Dyer - In my spare time I knit, spin, garden and cook.
Introduction
I am a full time Indie Dyer. I make fabulous handpainted yarn inspired by the Pacific Northwest. I knit in my spare time, which is every moment I can get.  I dye custom orders and am always open to ideas for yarn and colors!
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I am the owner of LavenderSheep and the original organizer of the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival.
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  • University of Oregon
    Business / Fiber Arts, 2000 - 2005
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LavenderSheep's Fiber Garden Blog: Post Holidays
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Wow the last month has been a whirlwind! Blair took off time between Christmas and New Years so we ended up having lots of family time toget

LavenderSheep's Fiber Garden Blog: Blair Socks
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Blair Socks. My husband loves socks! Especially warm soft ones. So I finished his Cashmerino socks (rav link) up just in time for Christmas.

LavenderSheep's Fiber Garden Blog: Vacation
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Vacation. We are home from a wonderful trip to the beach. I love going in the fall. It seems like a good way to wrap up summer. We definitel