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Recycled Sari Yarn Makes Sorry Warp

October 29th 2011

I’ve had some recycled sari silk yarn which I dyed back in June.  I hadn’t been too sure what I was going to do with it.  I almost tried putting it on my rigid heddle last weekend; I’m glad I didn’t.  Right before I started warping, I took a real close look at it and […]

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October 16th 2011

I’ve been weaving with singles recently — single ply yarn that is.  As a result, I’ve learned a few things about weaving with singles: Single Ply yarn is not as elastic as plied yarn If using it for the warp, spread it out a little more than you might otherwise.\ There are less issues with […]

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New Yarns

June 8th 2011

These were dyed by Althea and I on 2011-06-07:

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More dyeing with Thea

March 2nd 2010

Last Friday Thea and I did more dying. Here’s the results.

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Dyeing with Thea

February 26th 2010

Thea, my 5 year old and I dyed some Fisherman’s wool the other night using Kroger neon food coloring and kool-ade. It was definitely a learning experience.  For one thing, there’s the whole dying with a 5 year old and trying not to spill all over the place.  For another, we didn’t dilute it well […]

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