What makes you happy? I don’t mean money or success, friends or family, I mean what do you do, just for you, that makes you smile from the inside out? I have always made things, whether that’s baking or cooking, making cards, jewellery, knitting or crocheting I flit between them all but I have found… Continue reading It’s the little things
I have been a little quieter on here than I would have like to have been but I haven’t been lazing around, it has been full on recently with work, uni and Mabel & Rose. All of the skeins I have been dyeing recently have been caked and added to my shop I am loving… Continue reading Yarn cakes
The downside of warm weather and sunshine when you work nights is that everyone gets out into their garden and starts cutting their lawn early! I was woken from my sleep after just 4 hours with my neighbours cutting their lawn, although I would have much preferred to have had more sleep, I have not… Continue reading Sunshine + yarn + dye = Happiness!
For me, nothing lifts the soul more than pretty coloured yarn, especially when I’ve hand dyed it. Even though I use the same dyes, I love experimenting with the different shades and tones you get by adding more or less dye or water, and putting different combinations together. Every time I dye I still get… Continue reading Pretty colours
After a few weeks of not being able to dye, I was desperate to get back in the kitchen and get my creativity going again. So last night, I found myself with a spare hour and I took advantage and got my dyes out. I use Jacquard acid dyes and used Spruce, Cherry red, Chartreuse and Purple.… Continue reading Yarn dyeing again!