Category Archives for dye

My Friend Nicholii

I needed a bit of a lift along the Waysides natural dyeing journey I have been traveling with Annie Cholewa. As many of you know, I have been dancing rather wearily with the beginner’s beige so I decided to revisit the old friend … Continue reading

29. April 2015 by Rebecca
Categories: dye | Tags: , , , | 17 comments

Golden Waysides

I am still spinning like a Norn in an effort to keep up with my 120 gram dye lots for Waysides: Finding Local Colour in Our Home Grounds, a collaborative natural dyeing project with Annie Cholewa. Sometimes the treadling pace … Continue reading

04. April 2015 by Rebecca
Categories: dye | Tags: , , , | 12 comments

Beige Waysides and a Diamond in the Rough

The next thing I tried dyeing with was wattle seed pods. I collected these from underneath the stand of Silver Wattles (Acacia dealbata) between the bike path and creek.  These trees were are indigenous to our neighbourhood but not original. … Continue reading

24. March 2015 by Rebecca
Categories: dye | Tags: , , , , | 13 comments

The Colour of the Way to the Shops

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. I finished drafting that lovely local English Leicester. I had a slightly higher twist rate than I … Continue reading

20. March 2015 by Rebecca
Categories: dye | Tags: , , , | 25 comments

Waysides, a collaboration : local colour from our home grounds

Thank you for all your wisdom on The Curiousity of Joyless Knitting. Whilst my knitting energy is muted, my mind is bubbling and fermenting… Welcome to Waysides, a collaboration between Annie Cholewa and myself…finding local colour in our homegrounds. I … Continue reading

01. March 2015 by Rebecca
Categories: dye | Tags: , | 19 comments

Newer posts →