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Monthly Archives: March 2012

WELD, WELD,WELD!

Written on March 30, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Change of plan regarding dyeing with woad! I have been doing a project linked to my spinners and dyers guild which has involved dyeing with weld – so I thought I would share that with you for this blog. I grow weld each year and either use it fresh from mid summer through to early  Continue Reading »

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DYEING ALL WEEK!

Written on March 10, 2012 at 12:55 pm

Continuing with my madder dyeing last week. I used the same dye bath on three more occassions, each time producing a paler shade and each colour is very beautiful.                                                      Continue Reading »

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PEARL SEES RED!

Written on March 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm

This is Pearl last year before shearing. I have had a very busy week dyeing the fleece of our beautiful alpaca called Pearl – isn’t she cute! After the shearing, her fleece is laid out and skirted to remove the bits of straw and excess dust.                    Continue Reading »

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