Category Archives: Dye Works

Spinning and Dyeing BFL

I love Blue Faced Leicester wool.  It has a long staple, it’s easy to spin and it has a bit of a sheen.  Wonderful against the skin… it’s just one of my favorites. I haven’t done a lot of spinning … Continue reading

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DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all… It’s Almost Here!

This will be the 3rd year for the DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all.  Interest and participation is growing each year and this year presents as a great opportunity to get out and find new yarn and fiber merchants and meet and … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm.. New Calendar of Events for November

Leef of Apple Leef Farm of Van Alstyne, TX has just posted her new events calendar for November.  There are always several classes a month that I would love to take, but alas…can only do so many. There are 2 … Continue reading

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In Case You’re Wondering…

I decided that I wanted to give my blog a face lift.  So I did the thing called “Try it!  You’ll like it!”  Well, I didn’t like it and when I came back to this look all my widgets were … Continue reading

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One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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Hopefully Heather

I knew the mystery roving of yesterday had felted a little… but when I started working with it last night it was not anywhere as bad as I thought it was going to be.   As it turns out, there was … Continue reading

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Red River Fiber Arts and Kool Aid Dyeing

Yesterday a few of “us girls” from the RRFA  gathered at my house and we had a “Dye In”… ;o) I had some Blue Faced Leicester spun up and some mystery wool roving so we proceeded to dye it. What … Continue reading

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