Cold dyeing

I've never tried this way of dyeing with plants or mushrooms, but I saw someone get a beautiful purple from this method, so I decided to give it a try! Two large velvet-footed pax cut into pieces. Layered with white, handspun yarn and sprinkled with alum in between. Added warm water, shook, and topped off … Continue reading Cold dyeing

Colors!

The last months have been slow when it comes to crafting. Surgeries and summer and all that. But now it's autumn! With beautiful colors, rainy days and the cold keeping me more indoors. So my inspiration is back! And so are the mushrooms! I love mushrooms. The taste, colors and wide variety they come in. … Continue reading Colors!

Redditgifts: Gifts for pets

I love secret santa swaps! So when I found redditgifts, I was very pleased. For this current round I joined 2 swaps, one of them being gifts for pets. My giftee has two cats, and of course, I wanted to make something myself. So I made them two little kitty toys, which my cats (and … Continue reading Redditgifts: Gifts for pets

Headbands!

I have made a bunch of headbands to put out for sale. I'll get them into the shop soon! But I need to take photos of each one separately first. I've knitted them double, using quality yarn from some of my favorite brands (Mondial, Pickles, Rauma, Du Store Alpakka etc). These twist headbands are my … Continue reading Headbands!

Mittens!

I recently finished this lovely pair of mittens, which will be perfect for the cold, autumn days ahead! It was a test knit for Pinneguri, and the pattern was published today. Here is my Ravelry project for the mittens. The pattern name is "Vottene Ylva, storesøster". I knitted the mittens in handspun, plantdyed yarn! The … Continue reading Mittens!