Saturday, April 15, 2017

New Silk and Gradient Yarn Colorways

I do a lot of short run lots.  One of a Kind type thing.  I'll make 4-6 skeins in the same colorway so they match if making larger projects.  But I'm finding it very hard to duplicate the exact colorway a second time especially if there's been a lot of time between dying.  So, if ordering my yarn be sure to order enough for your project or talk to me about making the amount you need.

Gradient Yarn

I've been experimenting with gradient yarns.  These yarns change from one color to the next in larger lengths so you will get a design in your knitting, crochet or weaving.  This variation was dyed on a knitted blank. 



This gradient yarn is dyed from a cone of yarn without the plastic cone inside.  These are both made with an 8/4 rayon, which is light fingering to sport weight.  1680 ypp





Silk Yarn

This is a fingering weight silk that is made from multiple plies.  It feels just scrumptious.  These are different Purple/Blue/Wine variations.

Purple/Blue/Wine # 1
This one has more of the turquoise blue, which blends with the purple to make blue and then the puple and wine are working together just beautifully


This is the Wine/Blue/Purple Violet # 2 (SOLD)
This is a wine color with the turquoise and a blue with the purple/violet
 so it just has a it more wine than purple really


Purple/Blue/Red Wine  #3
This combination has a redder wine color with the purple and the two blues


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New Yarn Ideas

Gradient yarn and longer color areas of wool and silk yarn

Green Moss 3 colors Washable Merino Fingering, 4oz/400 yards

2 skeins for socks or? 3 different colors repeated washable merino 2ply 400yds/200 each ball
Mulberry Silk Yarn in gradient colors.  There is more variety than is pictured.
fingering weight 540 yards/100gr

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Living Space







The clutter of this room depicts a place 
Neglected colors hues and earth tones laid 
Aside for contemplated use. Baskets 
Of conventional stuff set in odd places, wheels 
Half full with yarn that's dangling into the fuzz. 

Oak baskets made by my own hands and that 
Of the master craftsman grace this room's disarray. 
Dried flowers yarn and seed await their destiny 
Of useful purpose garden loom or wheel. 

The state of clutter reflects my mind I reach 
For glories neglected long ago. The tasks 
Once left in search of knowledge laid temptingly 
Before me by skilled hands far greater than mine. 
And peace far stiller than any I had had. A home 
Left in disarray far greater than my mind.

by Lynnae

 - long ago....needs a bit of updating, but
still pertinent

Friday, February 17, 2017

I'm trying something new...working in Silver



This is from a Craftsy class with Robyn Cornelius

I'll see if I can upload my dragonfly