Dyeing With Avocado Pits

Dyeing with avocado pits! What a fun, easy afternoon craft. Just what my quarantined heart was searching for ;). I learned how to do natural dyeing from The Wild Woven Collection (check out my Instagram highlight from the workshop I took with them last year) and I’ve been stashing avocado pits in my freezer since.…

How to Make an Embroidered Knit Pillow: My Skillshare Class!

Guess what! I just posted my very first video tutorial over on Skillshare, showing you how to make this embroidered knit pillow. Here’s a link where you can sign up for free until Sunday, July 31st (no Skillshare membership needed, no credit card on sign up). After that promo period, you’ll need a membership to access…

My Overdyed Roku Hat

Behold, the functional beanie. After the disappointment that was the Harper Hat, I found a few people recommending the Roku Hat as an easy, smartly designed, and classic beanie pattern. It didn’t disappoint. It knit up quickly and I love that it’s totally reversible. Not that I really need to be able to turn my…

Brooklyn Tweed’s Bray Cap

This pattern is magic. Let’s just start and end there. After the Harper Hat flop, I needed something to restore my faith in hat making so I did what any sensible knitter would do, scrolled through Grainline’s Ravelry. I loved Jen’s Bray Cap but thought it looked pretty ambitious for my skillset. Her write-up was super positive though, saying how ‘surprisingly quick’ it was. I…

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Over Dyeing Yarn With Acid Dye

Supplies Used: Acid dye from G&S Dye in #610 New Burgundy and #639 New Black 15gm containers $8.00 each T.N.A Soap from G&S Dye (generic Synthrapol) 120mL $3.75 White vinegar Enamel pot Tongs Plastic tablecloths from dollar store Rubber gloves Pot to mix dye solution Measuring teaspoon for dye Measuring cup for vinegar From my understanding, the pot…

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A (Frogged) Harper Hat

Well, this was not a great entry into hat knitting, let’s just start there. I was looking for a simple ribbed toque using fingering weight yarn and after what felt like extensive research, this was the top pick. I wanted something really thin because I felt like my head would be less likely to overheat… is…

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