Mindless

Off the needles: Mindless Name: Mindless Pattern: Stockinette toe-up socks with an afterthought heel Needle: US 1 Yarn used: HaldeCraft HandDyed Anne in a colorway I’ve forgotten. A test, maybe? Started: April 29 2015 Completed: August 5 2015

Mountain Mama

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Emma in “Buttercream” (solid) and Lorna’s Laces Honor in “Chocolate” Pattern: driftwood by Isabell Kraemer Started: August 14, 2013 Completed: October 24, 2013 Notes: Knit mostly on the road trip to West Virginia and back, I love, love, love, love, love how this turned out. I plan on wearing …

Is that Freedom Rock?

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Andre in “The 70s Have Called” Pattern: Fissility by Lorena Haldeman Started: Sept 15, 2013 Completed: Oct 21, 2013 Notes: Knit for a friend, but as I write this I’m worried they won’t fit; hopefully by the time you read this, though, I will have mailed them to her …

Boba Feet

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tiptree in “Bounty Hunter” and a complimentary green for the bottom since I was worried I was running out of my scrap yarn Pattern: Herringbone Bootees by Zoë Mellor Started: July 10, 2013 Completed: July 14, 2013

I have dyed ALL THE YARN

Seriously, y’all. ALL OF IT. ALL THE YARN, EVER. Except for the 25 pounds of undyed yarn that showed up on my door the day before yesterday, but other than that? ALL THE YARN. Because I am completely insane, I decided it would be a great idea to bring in …

Orchard Bee Yarn Kit

My friend Caitlin and I are over-achievers. At the height of a three-week period in July when we were both busy as fuck all get out, we also worked on this together…. Bonnie and Clyde. Sid and Nancy. Harold and Maude. There are some names that just go together like, …

I have dyed ALL THE YARN

OK, not really, but close. And as much as I hate it when people say “hey, I’m sorry I haven’t been blogging!”… I’m sorry I haven’t been blogging! Dye weeks really take it out of me; I have to start the dye pots pretty much as soon as I get …

Sneak peek

So, I took on a wholesale order. I KNOW. I always said I’d never do that (horror stories from other indie dyers who have wholesaled sort of put me off, even though we never treated people we bought from, badly, when we had Hanks) but the person at the shop …

Future Poncho

We’re doing a HaldeCraft Knit/Crochet-a-long (“HaldeAlong”) over on Ravelry, and here’s what I’m starting with — I’m using the basic instructions from Barbara Walker’s Knitting from the Top Down book, the chapter on capes and ponchos, with a bit from the section on sweaters so that I can add a …