Category Archives: Fresh From the Dyepot

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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Shop Update – Falkland, Hankies, and More

I just did a fairly good sized shop update, I invite you to check it out! First up are some Falkland Gradients: And some variegated. The Rainbow and Koi Pond are discounted….they both are a little muddier than I like, … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Dyepot – Gradients on Merino and Black Silk

Oh my, have I got a treat for you! Creamy merino wool blended with streaks of black tussah silk, and then dyed in bright gradients. Mmmm, mmm. They look like watercolors over charcoal drawings, such a neat effect. Tropical Rainbow … Continue reading

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Tiger Stripes and Polwarth and Silk, Oh My!

It’s time for a shop update, and I have a passel of things for you. First off….you know I had to do it sometime…..here we go, Bengal Stripes! I’ve also put up new batches of Iris, Koi Pond, and Forest … Continue reading

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I’m so confused – Shop Update

So, I missed Wooly Wednesday, and I’m too early for Fiber Friday….but hey, I’m doing a shop update anyway. Yummy stuff! I have a new fiber for the shop, Gotland. It is a fiber from the Island of Gotland of … Continue reading

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