Both dyers are new to me although I've been seeing their work around so I'm excited to get my hands on some of their yarn. The first is from Shadow at Den of Yarniquity who also knits and creates beautiful things as Felt Fusion. I've actually known Shadow online for quite a few years before either of us could knit and were using cloth nappies (diapers) for our children. Shadow always had a brilliant eye for colour and she's certainly carried that through to her dyeing
This gorgeous yarn is called "A Christmas Rose" and is on a superwash merino/nylon/stellina base. Shadow also put a sample of Yuzu scented Soak in with my parcel which I'm looking forward to using as it's one of my favourite wool wash scents. I expect this yarn will become socks for me at some point but I intend to savour it for while lol
Yummy :) Makes me think of Spring flowers despite it's name lol.
The other yarn I bought was from Fab Funky Fibres on etsy. I spotted this gorgeous self striping yarn in her shop and then messaged Elaine asking if she could dye me up another 50g of the chocolate colour to use as a contrast heel. She got it done and posted off super quickly
The yarn is a merino/nylon mix and hte colourway is called "Chocolate Brown Rainbow". You can see photos of it wound up in her shop. It makes me think of chocolate smarties (google image search)
Hope you've had a good weekend. I went out for another run yesterday morning and was pleased and surprised to find I was doing quite well. Next run is on Wednesday and the trainer is going to be doubling our running time. Every week we'll be running for longer and walking less and then I think in the end he'll be trying to get us to run faster and further. At the moment that seems a long way off!
I've taken some photos of my son's sweater that I finished a while ago so I'll share those later next week. I've also got a new project on the needles to show you but it deserves a post of it's own. I'm very excited about it, it's all I've really been knitting this past week :-)
Take care everyone, especially those in the US experiencing all that snow! Puts the few cm's that we get here into perspective!