Author Archives: ThePaintedTiger

About ThePaintedTiger

I'm an Indie dyer of yarn and fiber. I love all the colors, but especially green and brown.....and purple, and blue.....

Red Meets CMY – September 2017 Tiger Club

No inspiration photo for this one, just an idea I had to combine an old fun color of CMY Party (where I put Cyan (blue), Magenta, and Yellow next to each other and let them Party), with the deep reds … Continue reading

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Fading Summer – August 2017 Tiger Club

Inspiration this month came from my backyard….we have a rather steep hillside that is not fun to mow, so a number of years ago I over seeded it with wildflower mix. Over the years many of the species have been … Continue reading

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Tallgrass Prairie – July 2017 Tiger Club

It’s the height of summer in Iowa, a time when the corn goes from ‘knee-high by the 4th of July’ to six feet tall, seemingly overnight….you can actually hear it grow if you listen close enough (hard to do when … Continue reading

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Modern Retreat – June 2017 Tiger Club

For June, I wanted to use Superwash BFL and a high twist SW BFL sock yarn, both of which I know take great deep colors and have a bit of luster to them.  I wanted something a little out of … Continue reading

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Seaside Sunrise – May 2017 Tiger Club

Coming up to summer, I like to have a summery shawl project for you.  This picture is fabulous, and I found a great new yarn to try. Sumatran Tiger Sock yarn takes its name from the smallest species of Tiger…..and … Continue reading

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What I did this spring….

I feel like a need to write an essay of what I did with my life this spring! For a variety of very good reasons, we decided we should look around for a different house in our city. So this … Continue reading

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Rugged – April 2017 Tiger Club

Yes, I realize it’s June!  I’m catching up on a lot of things, so bear with me! For April, I wanted to go all denim and leather, useful colors for anyone. Safari is the perfect yarn to go with the … Continue reading

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