Monthly Archives: February 2009

Colours for This Week

Thank you to everyone who came by last Sunday — hi to Jenny, the embroiderer from Pepper Street and T’Arts. It was lovely to meet you. I’m looking forward to my new customer order for a soy vest kit in Luxor. Inspired to put together a fun one-of-a-kind mix of fibres to inspire. Colourways This […]

New Banana Palm Silks and Spinning Fibres

By request, I’ve dyed a run of Moonta (brown with an orangy ochry tinge) and Phantom (like the comic character purple — this mix is v. hot) Banana Palm Silk for this week’s market, provided the weather cooperates and it dries nicely today. The run of wool dyeing is progressing with Friar Tuck (br owns […]

New Banana Palm Silks and Spinning Fibres

By request, I’ve dyed a run of Moonta (brown with an orangy ochry tinge) and Phantom (like the comic character purple — this mix is v. hot) Banana Palm Silk for this week’s market, provided the weather cooperates and it dries nicely today. The run of wool dyeing is progressing with Friar Tuck (br owns […]

Thank you and…

Thank you to everyone who came by the Port Markets yesterday. It was great to see you all and to catch up on your knitting and spinning, and all matters fibre. This week’s yarns and fibres: Spinning Fibres: 1 lot of McLaren Vale hand-painted sliver $12.50 per 100 grams1 lot of Serendipity blues hand-painted sliver […]

Thank you and…

Thank you to everyone who came by the Port Markets yesterday. It was great to see you all and to catch up on your knitting and spinning, and all matters fibre. This week’s yarns and fibres: Spinning Fibres: 1 lot of McLaren Vale hand-painted sliver $12.50 per 100 grams1 lot of Serendipity blues hand-painted sliver […]

Whew! Where did last week go?

Twea Cosy Twea Cosy — New SIOz design — shown in 2cup and 1cup pot sizes and knitting in the funky SWTC Therapi yarn (made from wool, silk, and Jadeite (made from recycled jade!). This pattern is free with a purchase of SIOz yarn. I’ve had this around the place and realised I’d better get […]

Whew! Where did last week go?

Twea Cosy Twea Cosy — New SIOz design — shown in 2cup and 1cup pot sizes and knitting in the funky SWTC Therapi yarn (made from wool, silk, and Jadeite (made from recycled jade!). This pattern is free with a purchase of SIOz yarn. I’ve had this around the place and realised I’d better get […]

Photos New

Queen Anne’s Garden (dark mix) in Laceweight Mohair. This one’s a sample of a yarn I’m thinking of stocking — it’s hard to find pure mohair in this weight – 50 gms $15.00 SOLD. Queen Anne’s Garden in 100% Silk — a yarn in between lace and fingering weight. Very very shiny and soft. 100 […]

Photos New

Queen Anne’s Garden (dark mix) in Laceweight Mohair. This one’s a sample of a yarn I’m thinking of stocking — it’s hard to find pure mohair in this weight – 50 gms $15.00 SOLD. Queen Anne’s Garden in 100% Silk — a yarn in between lace and fingering weight. Very very shiny and soft. 100 […]

Greetings from Port Adelaide

Dear Fibre Fans: I’m writing to you from the Port Adelaide Public Library — the home office ADSL is busted — so I’m in the middle of a busy Weds am at the Library. Quite comfy and friendly really. Good News: the forecast for Sunday is 25C, so it should be quite pleasant down at […]