tictactoepony (tictactoepony) wrote in spinning_squee,
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some recent yarn, and further experiments in natural dyeing

hello everyone,

I would like to show off the results of some fibre-related experimentation from last weekend!



Handspun wool silk cashmere thread

Handspun wool silk cashmere thread

Handspun wool silk cashmere thread

Fun yarn I spun from some batts I drumcarded (pink wool, silk, cashmere, and some thread , though note the thread went in a the time of spinning the singles, NOT as part of plying).


Natural dyed alpaca

Natural dyed alpaca

Natural dyed alpaca

Alpaca roving dyed with Weld (dye extract) and Ivy (locally picked berries I cooked up and made a dyebath out of)


Natural dyed alpaca

Natural dyed alpaca

Natural dyed alpaca

Alpaca dyed with Logwood extract, and Ivy berry home-made dye


Ivy Weld Logwood dyed merino

Ivy Weld Logwood dyed merino

Ivy Weld Logwood dyed merino

Merino dyed with Weld extract, Logwood extrace and Ivy berry home-made dye.


(All the natural dyeing was done using an alumm mordant and cream of tartar).

Thanks for looking!


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