Summer Collection 2012 : Hedge Nettle

  Join us this week as each day a new colour of the Summer Collection 2012 is released! Woo, so many goat kids born today! I thought I was never going to get here… Hedge Nettle, it grows everywhere! You…

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Lovely Little Clara Dress

  Remember how I had ummed and ahhhed about this pattern? I don’t know why? If by chance you follow me on instagram you may have noticed how in love I was with the whole process of this gorgeous little…

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Playing the waiting game

Its no longer weeks, but days,  and we are playing the waiting game. Everywhere I look it feels like the others are joining in too…. There are buds waiting to open, bulbs ready to bloom and fruit growing to ripen.…

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Crazy busy world

I’m back home. I eventually found my front door after buses, cancelled flights and a shared car hire back to Northern CA. The shop is alive once more, as are my dye pots, and the big list of emails to…

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Piece by piece

  No matter how long you go away for, things are always different when you get back. Today is a day for catching up – there are emails, knitting dilemmas I had happily walked away from 4 days ago, dye…

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Easter Weekend

Boil dye stuff in pan of water with a few tsp vinegar for 25-30 minutes. Then pop in your eggs and simmer for another 15-20 minutes. onion : coffee : turmeric : beet : red cabbage : blueberries PS. Try…

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Tie-dye eggs!

  I have been capturing, sorry, pinning tutorials and instructions on how to dye with silk ties and, yesterday, at the thrift store I managed to find just the ties I needed! You can find many tutorials out there –…

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Site tour and giveaway

  It’s strange to blog so late in the day but, with the sun shining [we haven’t anything but rain for weeks], I was out in the garden pretty much all day today preparing beds and soil for seeds and…

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Spring Collection 2012 : Mint

  Introducing the fourth, and final colour of the Spring Collection 2012 : Mint Finally! So happy to have the complete collection available to you. Hopefully you can see why I wanted to perfect this colour. Mint offers the most…

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