cormo · craft · dye · dying · food color · handspun · orange · spinning · vinegar · water · wool · yarn

Craft Adventure – Dying Yarn with Food Coloring

I have always wanted to try dying wool! I enjoy making yarn with my spinning wheels and spindles, so I thought it would be fun to try dying some of my handspun.  I do not have professional dyes at the moment, and the koolaid I bought to dye with has long been mixed and consumed… Continue reading Craft Adventure – Dying Yarn with Food Coloring

Downtown Knits · Lubina · Manos · shop · silk · wool · wrap


Just wanted to share a picture of the Lubina Wrap, by Mary Beth Temple, that I crocheted for Downtown Knits Beginner Shawl class.  This was worked up with Manos Silk Blend and has such a wonderful drape. Honestly, it feels like I’m wearing velvet…

crochet · Crochet World Magazine · Lion Brand Amazing · pockets · Reader's Shawl · shawl · wool · yarn

The Big Mag Project Reveal

Here is the part of The Big Mag Project I’ve been keeping from you…..Ta-da! My Reader’s Shawl at Crochet World Magazine, February 2013 Issue! I am pleased as punch (and that’s putting it mildly) that my shawl made the cover! I didn’t know!But, what a wonderful surprise it is! I really enjoyed designing and making… Continue reading The Big Mag Project Reveal