Fra forrige helgs kurs i soppfarging! Jeg sitter i styret i Østensjø husflidslag, og avholdt dette kurset i regi av laget. Det var veldig gøy! 😊 Første, men absolutt ikke siste kurs.Er det noen som er interessert i å være med på kurs neste år? Jeg vurderer å holde et hjemme hos meg, eller på … Continue reading Kurs i soppfarging
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
I am at my first market! I have brought lots of plantdyed yarn, knitted hats and earwarmers. This market is with lots of others in the local handicrafts association, where we all work together and place things by category. I will be at 3 other markets the next month where I will be at my … Continue reading First market!
Here is the result of last weekends dyeing at my cottage! All dyed with lichen and mushrooms that I've gathered myself. In total, 2225 grams of yarn. Most in 25 gram skeins. I am in love with the purple and magenta, my favourite colors. The lichen was in an airtight bucket for 4 months, with … Continue reading All natural dyes
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!