The Nitty Gritty on Dyeing the 8 Year Sweater

Before I get into the low down of dyeing this type of fiber, I should really give you the back story on why I had to do it in the first place... Picture it, Sicily 1927, a little town north of Chattanooga TN in the summer of 2009... I was in Hobby Lobby, on the … Continue reading The Nitty Gritty on Dyeing the 8 Year Sweater

Steam Blocking Tutorial – Taking It To The Next Level

Are you a blocker?  I never used to be personally, but I couldn't figure out what my projects were missing.  I mean - I followed patterns correctly, matched gauge, and executed all the steps, but my finished projects just seemed to lack that extra oomph, ya know what I mean? Until I discovered steam blocking.... … Continue reading Steam Blocking Tutorial – Taking It To The Next Level