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June 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

If reveal week is your favorite week, get ready for another great one today, as we share the contents of our June 2018 Artisan Crates! This month, we partnered with the dyer of Fully Spun, a yarn company out of Virginia who both dyes and hand-spins yarns for sale. The colorway she came up with, Lagoon, totally matches our theme board for the month:

This fantastic, eye-searing colorway is a perfect...

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June 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

If reveal week is your favorite week, get ready for another great one today, as we share the contents of our June 2018 Artisan Crates! This month, we partnered with the dyer of Fully Spun, a yarn company out of Virginia who both dyes and hand-spins yarns for sale. The colorway she came up with, Lagoon, totally matches our theme board for the month:

This fantastic, eye-searing colorway is a perfect...

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June 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

If reveal week is your favorite week, get ready for another great one today, as we share the contents of our June 2018 Artisan Crates! This month, we partnered with the dyer of Fully Spun, a yarn company out of Virginia who both dyes and hand-spins yarns for sale. The colorway she came up with, Lagoon, totally matches our theme board for the month:

This fantastic, eye-searing colorway is a perfect...

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May 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

Its always fun to see how each dyer chooses to interpret the monthly theme. This months Contemporary theme had a colorful mood board, but most of our boxes ended up fairly muted and classic. Not in the Artisan Crate, though! This crate, dyed by the talented hands at Fleece Artist, who created a vibrant, beautiful colorway on their Tree Wool: a blend of 70% Superwash Merino and 30% Tencel. Each...

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May 2018 Artisan Crate Reveal

It’s always fun to see how each dyer chooses to interpret the monthly theme. This month’s Contemporary theme had a colorful mood board, but most of our boxes ended up fairly muted and classic. Not in the Artisan Crate, though! This crate, dyed by the talented hands at Fleece Artist, who created a vibrant, beautiful colorway on their Tree Wool: a blend of 70% Superwash Merino and 30% Tencel. Each...

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Dye Bleeding: why it happens and what to do about it

Have you ever knit with a super-saturated, gorgeous skein of yarn, only to look down in horror at your hands and discover that theyve turned an entirely different color? While dye bleeding might be a shock to those of us who encounter it, its a relatively common issue with hand-dyed yarns. Heres some info on why it happens, and what we can do to anticipate and counteract it when it does.

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Dye Bleeding: why it happens and what to do about it

Have you ever knit with a super-saturated, gorgeous skein of yarn, only to look down in horror at your hands and discover that they’ve turned an entirely different color? While dye bleeding might be a shock to those of us who encounter it, it’s a relatively common issue with hand-dyed yarns. Here’s some info on why it happens, and what we can do to anticipate and counteract it when it does. 

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