Friday is dye day

I’ve spent today up to my elbows in dye – almost literally at times, because I’ve had a spate of leaky gloves.  I now have three blue fingers on my right hand, and a greenish index finger on my left.

And I can’t show you today’s results, because they still look like a mess of soggy wool, indeterminate colour.  But I can show off the stuff I dyed last week.

I’ve been playing with some old favourites:


Bluefaced Leicester roving, in ‘Violetta’

And some new yarn bases:


Merino/tencel laceweight, in ‘Geode’

Revisiting colours from last year’s favourites:


‘Moorland’, on brown Bluefaced Leicester roving

And a few new experiments:


D.K. and a (new!) wool/silk sock yarn in ‘Seaglass’

I’m delighted to announce that I’m  going to be exhibiting again at Textiles in Focus this year.    And, if you check out the programme (PDF), you *might* just notice that a certain Alison is teaching a course. Eeeeee!

One comment


  • Ooooooooooo!!! Love all the colors! (Or is it colours?)
    Moorland make me want to rub my face on my monitor…

    15th January 2011

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