Today in the Dye Pots – Merino Top

I’m dyeing some merino top this morning. A lot of fun, for sure. I’m not happy with the bleeding between the turquoise and orange. I needed to either hand paint that colorway or use a very low immersion in the pan which I’m reluctant to do with fiber. At least I can overdye it some…

Prepping Fiber for the Dye Pots

Tomorrow is a dye day so today I’m weighing out 4 oz bumps of merino top. This stuff is just gorgeous! Someone pinch me. How is this my life again? So lucky!

A Day at the Dye Pots: APPLE PIE

Now you can see the step-by-step process I go through to dye this colorway. Scroll down or check out Strawberry Hills Fiber Studio on Youtube to watch. The yarn dyed in the video is available on my standard sock base (75% superwash merino/25% nylon 463yds/100g)  for sale now. It comes with a 20g/93 yd mini…

A Day at the Dye Pots: ROGUE

Now you can see the step-by-step process I go through to dye this colorway. The yarn dyed in the video is available for sale now in the shop here.  

Today at the dye pots…

Today in the dye pots – a new colorway! I promised my brother a pair of hand knit socks. So today I dyed up some yarn and a mini skein in complimentary color for heels and toes. I dyed up a few extra to put in the shop. When everything is dried and listed I’ll…

Today in the studio…

Dye stock pots are all refilled and ready to dye some yarn. Watch this space for shop updates. I’m running a special in the very near future so people can try out my yarn and do so at a savings.

My Fiber-Filled Week

I realize that I post a lot about my yarn-making to places like Instagram and Facebook, but I always forget to post here to my website. I will try harder to do better moving forward. Thank you for your patience while I find my site-based rhythm. 🙂 This week has been full of fibery goodness…