Monthly Archives: June 2008

Waving Hello, saying Thank You

Though the weather was cold, the atmosphere was warm ’round the market, as several lovely knitters and crocheters came by to say hello, fondle some yarn, and play with spindles. Thank you especially to the mum’s and daughters who came by — it was family day at Stranded In Oz. And isn’t that why most […]

Waving Hello, saying Thank You

Though the weather was cold, the atmosphere was warm ’round the market, as several lovely knitters and crocheters came by to say hello, fondle some yarn, and play with spindles. Thank you especially to the mum’s and daughters who came by — it was family day at Stranded In Oz. And isn’t that why most […]

From the dye workshop

Some new 5 ply hanks — put up in 200 gm hanks: blue/greens and red/purples. There’s a new batch of 8ply 100% merino for winter accessories or jumpers. A few lace-weight treasures to be had in the mix! At left, top: 8ply 100% merino, middle: kidd mohair lace , bottom: 2ply wool At right; top […]

From the dye workshop

Some new 5 ply hanks — put up in 200 gm hanks: blue/greens and red/purples. There’s a new batch of 8ply 100% merino for winter accessories or jumpers. A few lace-weight treasures to be had in the mix! At left, top: 8ply 100% merino, middle: kidd mohair lace , bottom: 2ply wool At right; top […]

orange olives hemp and wool

Beanie in SIOz hand-painted hemp and wool. Could not resist casting this on and playing with yarn — OK — there is nothing else quite like it — soft, warm, lovely nubby bits of hemp which bloom and create surface interest. Toasty, but not heavy. Just a pleasure to wear and of course, to knit. This colourway has red as well as orange in it — the shot was taken in […]

orange olives hemp and wool

Beanie in SIOz hand-painted hemp and wool. Could not resist casting this on and playing with yarn — OK — there is nothing else quite like it — soft, warm, lovely nubby bits of hemp which bloom and create surface interest. Toasty, but not heavy. Just a pleasure to wear and of course, to knit. This colourway has red as well as orange in it — the shot was taken in […]

Chuppah Chuppah Hey!

New Chuppah Whorl Spindles — Rick’s colours this week are excellent! Check out the trippy blue, teal, black one. Ooooooh. $25.00 including a puff of wool to get you started.

Chuppah Chuppah Hey!

New Chuppah Whorl Spindles — Rick’s colours this week are excellent! Check out the trippy blue, teal, black one. Ooooooh. $25.00 including a puff of wool to get you started.

Hemp Is Good

Thank you to the customers who came out of their warm houses and bought wool yesterday. The supply of hand-painted hemp and wool is exhausted — so it is time to put on the goggles and gloves and head into the world of colour once again. And thank you to my friends who were willing […]

Hemp Is Good

Thank you to the customers who came out of their warm houses and bought wool yesterday. The supply of hand-painted hemp and wool is exhausted — so it is time to put on the goggles and gloves and head into the world of colour once again. And thank you to my friends who were willing […]