Summer Monday Dyepot Special — June 20 through June 22

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Summer Monday Dyepot Special!

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Wool Tussah Silk Lace Yarn

The new Wool Tussah Silk Lace Yarn is going to the farmer’s market this week! ‘ At 400 yards per 100 grams with just a little bit of thick/thin fun this is hands down my new favorite yarn. The colorways I’m getting with this yarn are dazzling! I’m designating this as “lace” yarn but it…

A Gray Hairstreak, A Blackberry Snack, and the Flaming Lips

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();I’ve been restless of late. I know it’s ridiculous to be restless in Spring, there is so much to do. But no – I’m not going to get the stylist to color my graying hair or…

Monarch Shawl – Released for Migration!

The Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus, is perhaps the most famous butterfly in North America or even the world. These amazing creatures migrate northward up to 3000 miles each spring after spending their winters in Mexico or California. Great clusters of them can be seen during the migration period, entire trees can be covered with their…

Fleeced

  Remember these big bags of wool? We estimated 200 pounds of wool filled the two bags of raw fiber brought back from our visit to Cordero Farms. That was a pretty close estimate. Lanolin accounts for around half the weight of raw wool. The first batch was sent off to the mill in April…