The Impetuous Weaver Weaves a Gift

I do believe this is the first project I have woven with a specific gift recipient in mind- two recipients, in fact: my lovely niece and her new husband. As a wedding gift, I wanted this to be something special and personal, and also useful. Since I had Such Fun with the warping paddle last time, I wanted to make this a mixed-warp project, too.


snippets of mixed-warp yarns in natural white and blues




Dyeing Yarn and Fiber with Acid Dyes





Have you ever been curious about dyeing your own yarns or spinning fibers? The process is simpler than you may think, and can be done without a lot of specialized equipment or supplies, and following some basic safety precautions*.