Earthy tones

There has been spinning! I made some purchases in a destash recently and so have acquired fibres I wouldn’t ordinarily buy.  This is naturally dyed fibre by a verb for keeping warm; merino/silk/yak in ‘sticks and stones’ colourway.

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And in case you’re wondering, I have been planting lettuce and poppies and not only saltbush… and transplanting potted plants too.

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This spin made me realise that my preference for strong colours would have had me disappointed with this if I had dyed it myself. But here I am, appreciating its subtlety and wondering who would like it as a hat.

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6 responses to “Earthy tones

  1. Susan

    Or over dyed? 🙂 I too tend towards ‘strong’ colours.

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  2. I love it, the subtle tones make me want to look again and again!

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  3. I tend to go to strong saturated colors myself…… BUT…..
    I love these subtle earthy colors, they blend so well with eco printed items!
    🙂 I have kale and peas and coreopsis planted! Almost time to think about the summer crops.

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