Yarn dyeing

Steam dyeing yarn – Experiment #1

Attention: This post is image-heavy. I have always been intrigued with hand-dyeing yarn. Mixing colors, creating a unique skein, colored to my own liking. However, I was reluctant to try, imagining how much work it is, and how time-consuming it is. But I could stay away from that forever. First, I have done some research… Continue reading Steam dyeing yarn – Experiment #1

Yarn review

Kartopu Home Decor yarn review

This yarn drew me in with how good the colors look, with how soft it is, and simply with being bulky. I love bulky yarn.   Yes: wonderful colors; very fast results as it is so bulky the stitches look very nice, even though I was not paying attention to my tension, the fabric is… Continue reading Kartopu Home Decor yarn review

Yarn review

Alize Extra Folklorik Batik and Alize Lotus yarn review

Alize Extra Folklorik Batik Yes: wonderful colors; very forgiving in terms of knitting tension, the stitches look even with minimal effort to keep even tension; eyelets look nice, and don't get lost in the colors, hence it seems a good choice for a pattern with lace elements. No: eats up the cables, they are as… Continue reading Alize Extra Folklorik Batik and Alize Lotus yarn review