The Ro Journal

4 FREE Christmas embroidery patterns and templates

Posted by Yanna Thinnes on

4 FREE Christmas embroidery patterns and templates
Embroider some Christmassy motifs to decorate your tree, home, or accessories! Embroidery templates and brief instructions included on one handy sheet.

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Introducing the Farmyard Fade Set - plus a recipe for creating a gradual faded gradient!

Posted by Yanna Thinnes on

Introducing the Farmyard Fade Set - plus a recipe for creating a gradual faded gradient!

Hello! I'm sure I'm not the only person who has looked at, admired, and daydreamed about a faded sweater / shawl / hat / blanket after seeing some spectacular patterns and projects. I am pleased to tell you that as of about a week ago, I am stocking some lovely natural undyed fade sets comprising of 5 shades of 4-ply weight / fingering-weight yarn. It's a fine, soft 50% Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) 50% Masham blend, perfect for a variety of projects. It's worsted spun and will show up cables, lace and colourwork beautifully! I’ve called the set “Farmyard”, with the shades...

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Welcome!

Posted by Yanna Thinnes on

Welcome to the Ro Natural Dyeworks Journal! (Is "journal" pretentious? Should I stick to "blog"?) Anyway, this is where I hope to bring you my notes and thoughts on natural dyeing, knitting, sewing, mending, weaving, and a variety of other crafts that I sometimes dabble in. Nature and life in general will feature too. I hope you'll enjoy reading. In the meantime, stay safe and well! 

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