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« on: May 14, 2007 01:34:35 AM »

How did I not know this board was here?!

I can't wait for school to be over (this is the last week.. ever!), because then I can devote my time to all things crafty, which includes having a day long dye fest.  I'm even going to teach the boyfriend how to dye AND how to knit.  Cheesy

here's some handspun wool/mohair I dyed sometime within the last month.  (I bought the handspun from etsy; didn't spin it myself)

http://www.electro-k.org/apr07/100_5602.jpg
I used Jacquard acid dye in Gold Ochre, stovetop method.  I love the lighter yellow bits that are mixed in there.  I've knitted an earflap hat with it, which I hope to finish in the next week.  (I only have to crochet the edging and that takes me forever to do)

I also dip dyed some SWTC Optimum, using Jacquard acid dye in Pink.  I don't know how crazy I am about how it came out.  Sure it looks nice in the hank and balled up, but knitted?  :\  Maybe I'll find a good use for it.
http://www.electro-k.org/apr07/100_5621.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2007 07:44:09 PM »

They both look great.  My fav is the yellow!
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2007 02:14:22 PM »

Nice!!! I love the name!
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Apple and Tree believes in the philosophy of re-using before recycling. We make one of a kind pieces using salvaged items as base material and offer authentic vintage fashions.
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2007 11:16:21 PM »

Nice!!! I love the name!
thanks.  I couldn't get that title out of my head when I was knitting with the gold yarn.  It's the title of a compilation cd put together by Devendra Banhart.  And according to wikipedia, he got that title from a Ray Bradbury short story.

Hopefully I'll soon post FO photos of the hat in the knitting board when I finish the edging.
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