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Knitting At Home: Patterns inspired by Oregon's Yarn Dyers

A project in Milwaukie, OR by Theressa Silver

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Backers: 53
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Funded: $1,392 of $1,000
Dates: Nov 7th -> Dec 7th (30 days)
Project By: Theressa Silver
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Latest News

Dyer Profile: Henlia Handmade

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Henlia Handmade started one day when Mindy stumbled across an article about how badly dyes used in the commercial dyeing process pollute our waterways. She wanted to do something about it, so she set out to create the most delicious yarn for the... (Read More)

Butterfly Fiber and Farm

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Tonie was born and raised outside of Portland, Oregon, and started hand dyeing yarn and fiber a couple of years ago. Her creations can be found on Etsy through her business, called Butterfly Fiber. Tonie is passionate about vibrant colors and enjoys... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Silver Falls Fiber Co.

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Meet Leann of Silver Falls Fiber Co. I work as a policy analyst focused on electricity issues related to the Northwest and the Columbia River system. But that's a technical job that needs the balance of creative arts and that's why I dye, knit and... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Abstract Fiber

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I'd like you to meet Lori, the owner and operator of Abstract Fiber. I create intense colors with hand painted skeins of yarn and hanks of fiber, one at a time. I have a formula for each colorway but each one is its own work of art. One day... (Read More)

Holiday Gifts!

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Are you looking for holiday gifts for the knitters on your list? I can ship out signed copies of Knitting Wild and Crescents as soon as this campaign ends. Just send me a message to let me know that you need December fulfillment. Thanks for your... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Siren Yarn Co.

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Siren Yarn Co. is a collaboration between sisters, Sarah Ehle and Allie Kloster. This creative duo hand-dyes yarn inspired by color and texture, beauty in nature and the adventures in sisterhood. Allie owns and manages Seaside Yarn and Fiber in... (Read More)

Sneak Peeks from the Photo Shoot

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All,  We got lucky Friday and had a bright sunny day for our photoshoot. I'll share a few sneak peeks below, but first I want to introduce you to the talented and Gorgeous Reba Sparrow. I first met Reba when she modeled for me on Knitting Wild... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Driftwood Farms Yarn and Candle

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Driftwood Farms Yarn and Candle is a mother daughter team located in Lakeside, on the southern Oregon coast. Mom, Kimberly is the yarn dyer of the pair while daughter, Jessica dyes fiber and makes candle. Kimberly got started dying yarn when she... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Three Fates Yarn

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Stephania has been dyeing yarn and fiber as Three Fates Yarns since 2008. She specializes in dyeing semi-solid yarns in a wide range of colors. Her lifelong obsession with color can be seen in the broad palette of rich colors that she offers. She... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Ryberry Yarns

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update I'm excited to introduce you to Kathy, the talent behind Ryberry Yarns. Kathy started knitting late in life after taking a class at a big box store. but when she discovered the Local Yarn Store her love of yarn was truly born. Then... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Wee Chickadee Wool Co.

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Meet Jennifer of Wee Chickadee Wool Co.  Hey Chickadee! My name is Jennifer McDaniel and I'm the creative and maker behind Wee Chickadee Wool Co.  I'm an avid knitter, spinner, weaver, felter, and dyer.  I love all aspects of working with wool as... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Fierce Fibers

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
I’m going to start this post by pointing out how truly awesome the Fierce Fibers tag line is: “Luxury fibers for both your inner princess and outer warrior.” That’s some seriously badass yarn. Meet Stacey, the woman behind all this... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Hanks in the Hood

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Meet Jen of Hanks in the Hood: My love and appreciation for knitting started at a young age wearing the knitted sweaters my grandmother made. I taught myself how to knit 17 years ago after the birth of our son. Then came our daughter and a few years... (Read More)

Dyer Profile: Knitted Wit

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I’d like to introduce you to Portland based dyer, Knitted Wit. What began in a backyard in Portland, Oregon in 2007 has grown into a vibrant and socially-conscious dye house with a committed staff, a fearless (and multiple-print-wearing)... (Read More)

Meet my photographer, Marilyn

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far, we're off to a good start! Over the course of the next few weeks I'll be posting about all the people who are making this project possible. Today I'm going to introduce you to my photographer and... (Read More)

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