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Tag: Hand-dyed Yarn

Inventory Day

No, I don’t usually keep my yarn in piles, but as I was collecting all my new work from their hidey holes this morning, a pile just kind of grew up out of it. This is just a portion of the yarn I have dyed/spun/knit […]

Mondays Are For Photography

It has become my Monday morning routine to photograph all the yarns dyed and / or spun in the previous week and post everything to etsy. Every Monday I am astonished at how much work I did over the previous week. Sometimes I forget how […]

Dye Day Party

Over the weekend, the spinning group I go to held a dye day. It was fabulous. We all got together and dyed yarn and roving and silk. There was color every where, and most of us somehow came away with green hands, even though we […]

Introducing Brachiosaurus!

I have a new love, and it’s soft, cushy, and chunky. Everyone, meet Brachiosaurus, my new line of chunky/bulky yarns. Arent’ they lovely? And they are all available now in the Tiny Dino Studios etsy shop. Specs: 100% Merino Yarn 3-ply 110yards / 100g skein […]

Striped Pajamas

A few weeks ago, I was talking to my son in the car on the way home from school, and I don’t remember how it came up, but he told me he had never seen Lady and the Tramp. I had let my son grow […]

Winter Woolfest 2012

Tomorrow is the hallowed day. Winter Woolfest 2012 in Wamego, KS. I will be there with all of my wares as well as teaching the cottage knitting class at 1:30. If you are in the area, I would love to see you there! The Tiny […]

Where Dwell the Brave at Heart

I have long had a a love affair with young adult literature. Especially of the fantasy variety. Growing up my favorite authors were Madeleine L’Engle, Roald Dahl, Dianna Wynn Jones, Patricia C. Wrede, and (of course) JK Rowling. I still go back and reread some […]

Hand-Spun FO

And finally, we have the fruits of this weekend’s labours. A soft, slightly slubby 2-ply, sport weight yarn. One ply is alapaca, silk, merino, and first which I blended on my hackle, and the other ply is alternating green and pink hand dyed silk. It […]

Approaching the Holidays

* I am in love with my new Lace colorway, Curry. I know it is basically winter, and I am supposed to be moving on to a more wintery palette full of heathery jewel tones, but I can’t seem to get myself off orange. Whenever […]

Free Pattern: Owl Coffee Cozy

Looking for a quick stocking stuffer idea? Know people who really love coffee? This knit coffee cozies are quick and cute. I love home made coffee cozies. These cozies are insulating, cute, and reusable. They are also a great way to use up left over […]

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