It was great to meet everyone, and I’ll start making some rounds soon, since I haven’t seen your blogs yet.
Secondly, Amy and I took the “Natural Colors From Nature: In Our Own Backyard” workshop and learned about dyeing with leaves picked off trees and weeds picked from our yard, and alum as a mordant, as well as the value of boiling copper piping or a railroad spike.
We used only marigold heads but here is the big bag of whole plants that our teacher said would give us a greener tinge (obviously!):
Here is the yarn in pots, pokeberry and onion skins (dry photos tomorrow):
And here is a head band that our teacher knit from natural dyed yarn:
Also of interest – how much can a Monk’s Travel Satchel hold? Amy’s haul from the show:
Giganto knitted coat (note – Amy is 5’5″; do not store knitted coats on hangers…); Cute alpacas.
And look, I got an Honorable Mention for my Embossed Leaves socks!