Tag Archives: silk

Works in Progress: The Chill, the Challenging, and the Almost-Finished

Every time I’m sitting down after a long day, mind empty but not yet ready to sleep, I take the knitting in my hand and I get reminded that there’s more to yarn than dyeing it! I’ve been working on several projects at once: something easy-peasy that can just keep my hands busy while I […]

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On storms, playgrounds, and designs

So Hurricane Sandy came and went. We got lucky: no flooded basement, no trees falling on our car, didn’t even lose power. We invited some friends who live closer to the sea and were evacuated, but in the end biggest problems the storm meant to us was a closed daycare, a restless toddler, and some […]

Fresh from the dyepot: Scarves!

We have added gorgeous silk and cotton scarves to our shop on Etsy. Each scarf is individually dyed, so there are no two exactly alike. Enjoy them!

New colorway: There and Back Again

  We’ve added a new colorway for our Alpaca Silk Yarns: There and Back Again. The color goes in a smooth gradient from creamy white all the way to dark blue over a 63-inch loop, and then back. Hand-dyed with natural indigo.     Lofty AND drapey – the best of both worlds in this […]

New Yarn: Tussah Silk

Pure silk with a twist! 100% tussah silk knitting and crochet yarn, with a pearly shine and shimmering color. It has all the grace of silk, but with a fuzzier texture and a natural tan base tone.   These hanks are hand-dyed with natural indigo into a self-striping yarn with natural tan and deep blue […]

New Yarn: Spun Silk

Silk at its most famous: soft, drapey, with luminous color and stunning shine. These hanks of spun silk are dyed with natural indigo to a deep shade of blue. The slight variations of darkness add movement and depth to the color. Like it? Buy it on Etsy. Fiber: 100% spun silk Weight: 25 gr / […]