The sometimes whimsical, often eclectic, but mostly insane ramblings of a craftsperson with some real commitment issues. Potting, weaving, dyeing, sewing, knitting, so much craft—so little time.
See, I told you it would all come together. The yarns look delicious. Your photographer is brilliant [grin].
I hear she spent thousands learning to focus and frame.
*snort*....just $600 trying to learn to focus and frame but the new glasses should be here on Friday. I know this is news to you but I'll so glad to be able to see again.
Liz, purty purty stuff, I can relate to trying to clean up the shite, in the US it is just plain shit, I am going to get back to doing that shortly. Honest!I want to come and hang out with you guys, and play with fiber. Ahh Kansas is a bit of a drive, but maybe someday.Deb
Generally we call it shit here to but I work with a brit.New brunswick is a great place to visit.I am sure we could find room for you if you came to hang out. I am assuming you could be comfortable in a pile of yarn?;)
Liz,Ever thought about crock pots for dying?I put about 5 on a timer, no stove watching, gotta love that. I got them all cheap at yard sales, thrift stores etc. The temps vary a bit, but I just turn on the timer for 4-6 hours, and let them cool down in the pot. Also a word of caution. Don't do what I did with fiber reactive dyes, I was very lax about wearing a mask and gloves goggles, and have developed a severe allergy to the stuff. If you want to keep doing this a long time, which looking at your yarns you will have the demand for them. Just get the mask, goggles, and gloves and make your self use them. I know it is a huge pain, but not even being able to be in the same room now when the dye is open is a bigger pain. I get sinus infections just being around the closed jars. Looking good woman!
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