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Coreopsis Solar Dye with Alpaca

My dyer’s garden grew this summer from one coreopsis plant into seven. The more the merrier.

My original idea was to collect the flowers and dry them separately to see if the different varieties created different dyes. 326 more words

Natural Dye

learning to crochet

during the summer break between classes, I decided to teach myself how to crochet. I figure if I start now I can crochet everyone something for Christmas. 70 more words

Top Hat

Heritage Blanket: Piece no.36

I was seriously looking for inspiration for this piece. I couldn’t decide which yarn to use, let alone find a pattern stitch that I liked. I started more than 5 times and frogged it every time. 235 more words

Crochet

Not Your Mama's Poncho

Sometimes my brain decides I need a break from making, and everything that I started in the last month or so either fell at the first hurdle, or went wrong at every conceivable point until I put it away in frustration. 341 more words

Knitting

Baby Booties

It’s getting colder and my little “Marmot” needs some wool on. I started with some socks.

The pattern is from Drops Desings and the yarn is Drops Alpaca. 65 more words

Knitting

Autumn Color

Autumn is breaking my pocket book. I can’t shake out a dollar bill, for I’ve spent each and every one of my dollars on new yarn for the fall! 264 more words

Crochet

Paco Alpaca Lavender

Luxury – Premium Yarns, Luxury, Alpaca, Lavender Paco Alpaca Lavender via http://www.iceyarns.com/paco-alpaca-lavender

Knitting