Category Archives: Yarn Dyeing

First Workshops done!

Last weekend saw the successful launch of the first workshops at the YarnPony dye-studio. It was great to try out the schedule I had created for the day and see what great colours were produced. It was also an important … Continue reading

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True Colours

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Creating a great colour is one thing, but how do you accurately represent the colours on the screen for use on the internet? This is where I’m at now. I have created a range of colours that I’m happy with … Continue reading

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St.Abbs Wool-Festival 3rd November

I will be taking part in the St.Abbs Wool Festival! The St.Abbs Wool Festival is on again this year in the newly refurbished Old School House. Date: Saturday, 3rd November 2012, open 10.00-16.00 St.Abbs is a lovely little coastal village … Continue reading

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A room with a view

Today I have picked up the keys to my dedicated workspace! After much searching I have found a space where I can take my yarn dyeing experiments to the next level. Our garage is quite dark and I can’t really … Continue reading

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Making Progress with my range of colours

As well as mixing and picking the preferred colours for my yarns, I’ve also been given the very good advice by a friend to knit up some samples to show the distribution of colour and the stitch definition. This is … Continue reading

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Exciting times ahead

Loads of things seem to happen at the moment and interesting contacts are made. I don’t really want to say anything at this point, in case nothing comes of it, but it is all yarn/knitting related. Three exciting projects are … Continue reading

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Dyeing sample skeins

  This weekend I have been busy making sample skeins from the colours I have created so far.   My new favourite green   Selecting the colours to dye next   Drying off the skeins   A little mishap. This … Continue reading

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Labeled up

My first lot of completed skeins! These will be used as samples to show what colours I can dye and how the different yarn bases take the dye. Please excuse the poor picture quality!

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First finished skeins

I’m now working on a set of skeins to see how all the colours I picked are turning out. The first ones are nearly dry. More dyeing on the weekend to complete the collection. I also want to try a … Continue reading

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A label!

I made cute labels for my yarn!

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