Category Archives: Fresh From the Dyepot

Shop Update – New England Grey Carded Sliver

Long draw fans, do I have a treat for you…..this domestic wool from small farms in New England, scoured, carded, and pulled into sliver. So fun to spin into bouncy lofty yarn, and the natural oatmeal color adds a great … Continue reading

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Shop Update – Panda Sock Yarn

Well, Tiger Fans, here we go! For several years, the only way to get variegated yarn from me was to belong to Tiger Club. I had stepped away from them to focus on fiber and self-striping yarn, but I really … Continue reading

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New Yarn and Fiber in the Shop!

First up, I’d like to share my recent work that I’m pretty excited about.  I love gradients for yarn, but the conventional way of doing them has been dyeing knitted blanks, and I just have not been thrilled with unknitting … Continue reading

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Fun with Blended Merino – Shop Update!

I had a great lot of fun creating this collection of blended merino! What is blended merino? This wool came to me as a pale blue combed top….with streaks of yellow, red, and darker blue running through it. When overdyed, … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wensleydale

The Wensleydale sheep breed began with a cross of a Dishley Leichester ram and a Teeswater ewe in 1838. The result is a large sheep with ‘blue’ head and these wonderful long locks. The staple length is quite long in … Continue reading

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Shop Update

I have a shop update for you….Falkland, Targhee, Mawata Silk Hankies, and a brand new striping sock yarn. First up, The Long Winter on Falkland.  If you are subscribed to Ply, watch for your issue…..you may just spy this in … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday – Targhee!!

Yes, it’s true….at long last I have more luscious cottony-soft Targhee!! Can’t wait to get your hands on them? Click here. First up, we have some of my favorites from my striping sock yarns. These are dyed in a graduated … Continue reading

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