The place for you to find unique hand dyed yarns, roving and locks. All of our products are the work of Certified Master Dyer Marcey Allen who personally designs and dyes all of her pieces. You will also find beautiful silk scarves and incredibly delightful canvas bags and totes, all hand dyed by Marcey.Learn More
More fabulous new colors to show you! First, I want to talk about Cinnabar. This color is rich and warm and reminds me of pirates and wooden ships and buried treasure. I designed this colorway, which is made from six separate dye colors, to represent a very special Camellia in my backyard. This colorway will … Continue reading "Cinnabar, Pirates & Treasure"
I have a small inventory of some gorgeous sock yarn in summer shades of blue and green. Two shades are double blue and double green; the third is a very soft single blue. The doubles were dyed in subtle blends of blues and separate skeins in subtle blends of greens. The singles are soft, pastel … Continue reading "Surf & Turf Summer Sock Yarn"
I am so excited about the new colorways that I am listing today! I have created some gorgeous skeins in my sock yarn “Stroll.” The colors are so pretty and I want to knit something in every single one of them. There is Argyle, which is a combination of pink, grey and white and it … Continue reading "Beautiful New Yarn!"
The Four Seasons Cowl is here! I created this cowl to be knitted with my Petal DK weight yarn. The cowl is rather narrow (only 3 inches) which allows you to knit several in a variety of colors and then stack them. I have been wearing them and they feel very soft against my skin. … Continue reading "Four Seasons Cowl"
Lately I have been working with some new yarn that I have named Petal, and I’m very excited to introduce it to you. Petal is a 50/50 blend of Merino wool and Mulberry silk and I have fallen in love with it. It is extremely soft and has a subtle sheen that adds a lot … Continue reading "Petal is Here!"
When I go back and take a look at all of the yarn photos that I have made, the Mini Skeins always catch my eye. I guess it is a combination of things about them that I love, like the beautiful gradient shades, the cute little cakes and skeins, and the way I positioned them … Continue reading "I Love Mini Skeins!"
With everyone wearing and posting photos of feet boasting mismatched socks, I thought it would be fun to create some colorways that could be knit into outrageous socks, or just regular colors, if you prefer. My first group consists of four colorways, all with the ability to be mixed and matched, or to use alone, … Continue reading "Mismatched Socks!"
Last Friday my husband and I packed up our two Coton de Tulear pups, Moose and Eddie, and drove to Asheville, North Carolina, to attend the annual SAFF event. We arrived around 10:30 a.m., put Moose and Eddie in their Doggy Ride stroller, and I headed straight to the fleece and fiber sale. Among the … Continue reading "Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair 2017"
I just finished knitting this adorable hat with Chenega, my bulky 100% Merino yarn. I have to say this is one of only a few hats that I have ever worn that feels so soft and comfortable on my head. The Merino worked up very nicely and the pattern is stylish and was quick and … Continue reading "Chenega. Soft, bulky 100% Merino"
The thing I enjoy most about being a master dyer is the diversity of things that I can dye. I’m not just limited to yarn, or overdyeing a shirt that has faded; the choices are almost limitless! One natural fiber that I have enjoyed working with is silk. I am sharing some examples here of … Continue reading "Silk Scarves"