Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Sunday, May 22, 2016
|Pop Royalty on Flamenco Monkey|
Now Available... Flamenco Monkey
Fingering weight 70% Superwash Merino /20% Silk /10% Cashmere 437 yds/100 gram
Do I need to tell you it has a wonderful hand? Yeah, probably not.
What color do you want?
Custom orders available on this base.
And don't forget your coupon! PARTY35 gets you 35% off all yarns and custom orders until May 31st.
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Coupon code PARTY35 gets you 35% OFF any order.
First 3 orders will receive one of the custom commemorative Dye Monkey stitch markers.
Further, don't forget to enter into the giveaway drawing. You can get all the details on how to enter HERE. Entry is free and easy.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
You're probably wondering what I mean by that. After all, I'm the person adding the dye - shouldn't I know what I'm doing?
Well, yes, sort of.
I have formulas/recipes that I've developed for each of the colorways. But even when I follow my plans, there is an element of magic to dyeing yarn.
Each base reacts differently to the dyes. Some fibers take up dye differently that others. Subtle changes in the atmosphere (temperature, humidity) can affect the final outcome - much like baking a cake. Even how fast or slow I pour dyes into the kettle can affect the look of the final product.
And what yarn looks like in the dye pot is often different from the final washed and dried product. Wet yarn always reflects darker tones than dry yarn, so sometimes when I'm trying to dye subtle colors, I have a little panic time while the yarn is still in the pot and looking too vibrant.
It's all magic, and magic is FUN!
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