DIY / TUTO
A day in San Francisco, exploring North Beach
August 15, 2016
A day in natural dyeing, playing with BQUEEN Collection box
September 5, 2016
Renegade craft fair (Spring 2018)
April 9, 2018
Preparing for Joji Mystery wrap
May 8, 2017
Stitches West 2017 - Day 1
February 24, 2017
January 16, 2017
Day 3 in Seattle, WA
October 7, 2016
Day trip in Vancouver, BC
October 5, 2016
A week end in Seattle, WA
October 3, 2016
A day in fall color dyeing
September 4, 2016
Los Angeles 2015
stitches west 2016
stitches west 2017
February 21, 2016
Walked up at down and ready to explore the market
We started with the back of the market where all the indy dyers are and the small businesses
Yarnover truck had a huge booth organized like a camp ground,
with lots of exclusive beautiful yarns.
Debbie the truck made it again to the Bay area.
A little shop in Sausalito, Blue bird yarn
beautiful patterns and yarn that glow in the dark!!
Also a perfect San Francisco hat with Giants colors, a must during baseball season!!
Sincere sheep yarn is a naturaly dyed in Northern California. I manage to get 2 skeins of their fingering yarn in purple. Can't wait to see it knitted, probably in this beautiful sheep cardigan.
Beautiful colors at Canon hand dyes,
lots to get inspired
One of big thig this year was self stripe yarn,
a short sample of what we can found on several booths,
- what it looks like once knitted
- some in cakes, made from long tube knitted,
- knitted or croched socks
- or in skeins.
These were from White Birch Fiber Arts,
a cute little Etsy store.
We learnt later that caked skein were knits of a long rectangle of double thickness layer. They are then dyed or painted to achieve unique results. Finally they are wind in a ball aka cake.
Well soon it was time to take our one hour market session class
Kool Aid dyeing
Personnaly a lot of fun, dyeing is so much fun!!
Time to go home and rest, we still have to cover a good chunk of the market tomorrow...