You may (or may not) have noticed my commitment to "au naturale" yarns lately. I have been trying to fill my Etsy store with humanely-raised fibers and thus far it has only been naturally-colored yarns.
I simply have not had a desire or thread of inspiration to dye lately. However, last Sunday the weather was so beautiful and the sunlight so wonderful, I was determined to get some dyeing done!
Because my spinner's flock of Shetlands are all colored except for one, I really don't have a lot of wool that is "dye-worthy". However, a few weeks ago, I found a great source of humanely-raised white and grey wool that is pefect!
The wool is a Romney-mohair blend from a local farm family. And, to get out of my "no dye" funk, I purchased some great new colors to inspire me. I think the combinations turned out well...
However, we have a family of prairie falcons that live with us year round and raise a new family each summer. And since it's rare for them to be this far, this is "their tree"...so it shall remain!