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Yakkity Yak – Shop Update!

Introducing  Yakkity Yak, a luxurious blend of 70% Superwash Merino, 20% Yak Down, and 10% Nylon. It’s kitten soft (ok, Yak soft…but I don’t pet many yak), yet with the nylon you can expect your knit or crochet project to last … Continue reading

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Annestown Beach – March 2018 Tiger Club

March is another month where I went with the colors I wanted, and fit an ‘inspiration’ to it. This has been just a long dreary winter and I was ready for some colors of spring! I love this picture of … Continue reading

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Gradients – Shop Update!

I’ve been experimenting again, because I really want to make these long smooth gradients without having to knit the yarn into sock blanks first….I’m not fond of the kinks, and although the tweed look is kinda cool, I want saturated … Continue reading

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Orchid – February 2017 Tiger Club

I wanted to get some spring into your hands in time to work it up for the upcoming season. This inspiration photo of a spray of Orchids was just the thing!  I had fun working up the bright green and … Continue reading

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Elemental – April 2016 Tiger Club Reveal

Did you know that metals burn in bright colors?  Yup, they do!  In a really loose form of actually using my Chem minor, I took the ideas of these flames and put together 4 warm colors and 4 cool colors to … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday – Tiger Twist

It’s that time again, and as promised, here are some new colors of Tiger Twist.  This yarn is a thicker sock weight, made with merino wool with a tighter twist.  When knit snuggly, it makes very durable socks…I finally had … Continue reading

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Rainbows!

Rainbows are always popular at The Painted Tiger…..I love to make them, and knitters and spinners love to make stuff with them.  I’ve been overdue for a batch, so here’s what came out of the dyepot one sunny afternoon! These … Continue reading

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Fresh From the Dyepot – MCN

Well, this may be a bit fashionably late, but I finally have some MCN (that’s superwash merino, cashmere, and nylon sock yarn) up in the shop in 5 scrumptious colors. It is as soft as you imagine, and will make … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Dyepot – Tiger Twist Sock Yarn

Ok, ok, don’t faint. I did indeed do a sock yarn update! It has been a long time coming due to changing over dye systems. Well I’m now ready to roll out the new and improved rich, deep, and bright … Continue reading

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June Tiger Club Reveal

USPS is telling me that all the packages were delivered today, so I’m going ahead with the June reveal.  Here are my inspiration pictures: Day Lily and Rose. I wanted to capture the gradient by hand dyeing from  pink to … Continue reading

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