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Dyers Chamomile, fresh flower heads, alum mordant, pure Finn fleece (white), equals delightful soft lemony fibre – limitless projects, especially for babies and small children. Finn has no prickle factor that some don’t like with wool. Actually, well prepared wool … Continue reading
Jack’s beanstalk ? – nope, just a self sown tomato that seemed to grow overnight. wool/silk from here. Hand dyed merino angora blend. Trying to get on top of the backlog before Christmas, or at least some of it.
This is one of the views from the balcony of a country riverside motel I stayed in overnight in the heart of western Victoria. The town, ‘Donald’, in the middle of the Wimmera was flooded in January this year, including … Continue reading
Lifted the lid on the enamel dyepot holding a concoction of eucalyptus leaves, mahonia berries and yellow iris flowers, with a splash of alum added to help things along! A fine white film of mould covered the fibre and dye … Continue reading