Snow-dyeing yarn

There are many, many ways to dye a yarn: immersion, hand-painting, dipping, to think of the most popular ones. All of them can be done any time of year. However, snow-dyeing is, obviously, tied to a particular season – when we have snow. Snow-dyeing is one of the most unpredictable methods of dyeing in terms … More Snow-dyeing yarn

Iridescence, part 2

I posted about a shawl with cottolin weft, and now let me show the tencel weft on the same warp, with a different weaving pattern. And what a difference in drape that tencel gives!  This is the first time I wove a shawl with tencel, and I think that I will be reaching more for … More Iridescence, part 2

Iridescence

I was very intrigued every time when I run across a photo or a post about iridescence weaving, showing gorgeous shawls and scarves.  As it turned out, those weavers used the techniques developed by Marian Stubenitsky, whose book “Weaving with Echo and Iris” I got February this year.  And, armed with the knowledge, I started working on … More Iridescence

Lindavia and Smaug

Last week my friend sent me pictures of a visitor wrap.  Not just a visitor wrap, but a wrap which inspired “Lindavia” collection.   The wrap in question is “Smaug” by Pig & Pepper.  And my friend, who ordered the Lindavia custom, and who suggested the snow-dye and then drove the design, was very excited … More Lindavia and Smaug