Hunting Color: Of Lichens, An Old Farm, And A Natural Spring, Part One

Oh, I love to knit. For research to cultivate natural dyestuff in gardens, daily walks with dogs lead to explorations filling notebooks of knitting patterns and shifting color combinations to knit up. Color in nature can create a rainbow of subtle (sometimes fleeting) hues with fiber, yarn. As the season slips into summer, even just planting marigolds can yield enough material to get going with experiments on a basket full of waiting skeins. Continue Reading