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Handspun yarn, indigo dyed in the locks

  In the Indigo class with Dagmar Klos, I dyed grey Corriedale locks and white Romney locks.  Last night I carded them together and today I spun them.  The fiber was tacky…I couldn’t remember how I had cleaned the Romney, … Continue reading

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Indigo! in the garden!

My friend Pauline came over today and we dyed INDIGO in the garden. Oh my gosh!  we were tired at the end, way beyond what we thought we should be!  Maybe we are just getting old. I mixed up a … Continue reading

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Fresh Batts!

Between the Textile Center and Steven Be, all my batts and mohair locks were spoken for.  So it was time to produce again. The last few days, as the workmen work on replacing my shop windows, I have been dying … Continue reading

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Indigo with Dagmar Klos

August 12, 2011, sponsored by the Weavers Guild at the Textile Center, Indigo with Dagmar Klos. This is a moderately smelly, mysterious, wonderful process.  The whole building smelled more or less like rotten eggs when all was said and done. But … Continue reading

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