#History on color in dyeing #textiles

Good evening everyone – I just found some information on the history of weaving in Colonel Williamsburg  and found this quick tidbit on color to be worth sharing. Colors made from natural sources Nature provided the colors used in dyeing textiles in the 18th century. Today, Colonial Williamsburg’s weavers use the same 18th-century recipes forContinue reading “#History on color in dyeing #textiles”

#CampaignforWool

In becoming educated on wool –  the way the sheep are raised, what they eat, being synthetic vs organic, what is pure wool – helped me a lot in educating people I would make pieces for.   The perception is that wool is itchy!  However, when I discovered Shepherds wool, then Alpaca and then the plyContinue reading “#CampaignforWool”

Certifications and Master of #Yarn

Often I meet people who have been knitting for pure enjoyment and never even consider pursuing it as a career, which is great and fine! However, I do meet many who are former engineers, attorneys, teachers, and CEO of large corporations, that left their careers to transition into this passion.  For the latter they don’tContinue reading “Certifications and Master of #Yarn”