Why my top is dyed the way it is – spinning gradients

Recently, I’ve been focusing on dyeing wool top and rovings for Black Sheep Gathering, which takes place June 29-July 1 in Albany, Oregon at the Linn County Fairgrounds. The Tour de Fleece launches the last day of the festival and I thought I’d take the time to explain how the number of repeats in a […]

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

I’m helping out a friend with the World Wide Knit in Public Day event this year in Salem. We always feature some great speakers and have a lot of fun. The event takes place at the Salem Public Library on Liberty street. Details follow.  

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making self-striping yarns

This is a rough guide to figuring out how big a skein you need to make self-striping yarn. I will be adding pictures (eventually). I wind a fingering weight or sport weight yarn base into a cake. Knit a swatch in the ROUND using a size 0 or 1 needle. This is one case in […]

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