Are you creating for your own wellbeing? Someone said that to me several years ago as I began to develop Gorgeous Yarns and was getting a bit “bogged down”. It was valuable advice. I have … read more ›
There are about 5 FAQ that customers at shows ask me. I thought it might be useful to answer them here as it’s unlikely there will be any “real” shows this year for you to … read more ›
It feels such a long time since I checked in with you, how are you? Time seems to be doing strange things at the moment: on the one hand days and weeks seem to be … read more ›
I’m a little bit mad about madder! It is such an easy to grow dye plant and gives a good range of colours; from dark brick red and brown, through rusty orange and peach to … read more ›
Ten facts you didn’t know about the common dye plant, Tansy…. In the middle ages it was eaten during Lent to commemorate the “bitter herbs” eaten by the Israelites. It may also have had the … read more ›
At this time of year, as the days get longer again and hopefully the rain stops and we see the sun i look forward to planning my dye garden. I currently have a 2m square … read more ›
February at Gorgeous Yarns Here at Gorgeous Yarns we are celebrating the month of Love with a new DIY Daylight Dye kit of the month. You can dye the yarn and make the scarf in … read more ›
DIY Daylight Dye Kits contain all you need to hand dye your own skein of Gorgeous Yarn with colours inspired by a winter sunset. All natural dye stuffs, mineral mordant and full instructions and pattern, plus surprise free gift!