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March Dye Club Tutorial - Dye this Colorway

March is almost here, and that mean's the deadline for our March Dye Club is fast approaching. Sign up BEFORE March 1st if you want in on this spring inspired colorway! Usually our Dye Club colorways are a surprise every month, but our March box is so fantastic that I just couldn't wait to share. Plus, I wanted to share the tutorial on how to get this colorway with the natural dye extracts you'll be receiving in your MARCH BOX. March Dye Club members will be receiving both Caribbean and Weld/Calcium Carbonate extracts. Caribbean is a natural dye extract (no longer sold, unfortunately) that allows us to get some pretty-dang-pretty blues, while Weld is known for it's brilliant yellow color.  Wondering where the yellow is in...

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Our Newest Product is Now Available!

Meet the BLACK BOX - an experience of both luxury and indulgence. From the enchanting wax seal to the hidden treasures inside, you will step in to a perfect world of specialty items that compliment one another.  Our first BLACK BOX is called Love -  Love is an invitation of romance for the fiber lover. For this box, we’ve gathered items that make us fall in love again, from the fiery red colors to the soft and plush single-ply fibers. Explore passionate reds, practical tools, and endless possibilities. I wanted to create a box that wasn't like any other - both in the completeness of the package but also in the quality of the items. The fiber is hand-dyed by me, the items...

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The Big Red Experiment

If you follow us on any social media, you'll know that I've been undergoing a big natural dyeing experiment to find a decent red on a superwash wool/nylon blend (and how appropriate for it being February!). This adventure is part of a new and exciting product launch coming early February (check out the teaser HERE). It started out as "I want a red yarn," and about seven attempts later, I was no closer to a red (with several pink/orange hanks to show for it). Seeking advice from professional dyers (Kathy from Botanical Colors, Jackie from @forage_color, and Ruth from The Natural Twist), I was given insight on things to try and consoled on my struggle to find a beautiful red on a wool/nylon blend -...

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