Spring is definitely starting to bloom, and we’re feeling inspired to try new things! Dyeing yarn is a wonderful way to have fun with your knitting and achieve that perfect colorway you’ve been dreaming of.
Since the dye day event was such a hit last summer, I wanted to offer advice for people who didn’t get a chance to attend but are interested in learning more:
Here’s a great starting point if you have no clue where to begin, and if you’re interested in the science behind how it works, check out this post.
I love this post because she talks about the mistakes she made and how you can learn from them!
We’d love to hear from you about our experiences and techniques! What worked for you, and what are you hoping to experiment with?
ICT DeStash April 6 & 7, 2018 will be held a the Grove, 751 George Washington Blvd, Wichita, KS 67211. More information at ICT DeStash
Interweave Yarn Fest 2018 will be held April 12-15th in Loveland, Colorado. Workshops, Marketplace and fun evening activities are planned. For more information go to Interweave Yarn Fest
Dallas Fort Worth Fiber Festival will be held April 6-8th at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Vendor Hall is free and open to the public. For more information go to DFW Fiber Fest
Knitting in the Heartland 2018 will be held April 20-22nd a the Doubletree by Hilton in Overland Park. More information at Knitting in the Heartland
Plyaway 2018 will be held March 27-31st at Crown Center Westin in Kansas City, MO. Admission is free to shop. More information at Plyaway.com
Warm Weather Wears–Learn all about the perfect yarns for staying cool when the needles get hot! Discussion of cotton, linen, flax, how to knit it, and how to keep your plant-based projects on the needles.
Thank you to everyone that joined us for the morning and evening meetings. This will be the last meeting at the public library downtown.
We will be temporarily moving to the Evergreen Library, 2601 N. Arkansas Wichita, KS 67204 until the new Downtown library is completed.
This week we’ve got an informational video that explains how vintage sock knitter machines work. It’s a detailed look into how knitting was automated in the past. If only hand knitting socks was that quick!