Her tip to remedy the snagging can be found here.
|Sue O. adds dyes to the large tray of water|
|once Sue O. had added all the ink that she wanted, the fabric was|
carefully placed on top of the ink-covered water
|Lorre H. assists Sue O. to makesure the fabric is straight and in the tray|
|allowing the fabric to take up the ink|
|revealing the dyed panel|
The panel was rinsed in plain water after it was removed from the tray.
|the ink - purchased on Amazon|
|Lorre H. demonstrates the technique of adding|
ink to the tray of water
|adding layers of color on top of the water|
|ink floating on top of the water|
|fabric placed on top of the ink-covered water|
|dyed fabric after rinsing and pressing|
|Nancy's collection of suminagashi dyed fabric squares|
|rinsed dyed fabric squares|
|large panel of dyed fabric|
|Sue O. explained the difference between Tunisian crochet and Crohooking|
|starting a CroHook project|
|members gathered to learn more about how to CroHook|
|Dawna H. brought a baby sweater, a WYO dishcloth and the beginning|
of some Turkish Bedsocks to show to the members
|Jeni V. received a skein of handspun baby camel and silk from Briana F.|
She is also working on a Travelers Shawl
|Colleen J. dyed a skein of yarn, discussed the upcoming Taos Wool Festival,|
and expressed a concern about a new cowl she is knitting.
|Sali a. is crocheting some scrap yarn into a rectangle. She modeled a tunic|
she made from fabric samples that Christy P. gave her at the Togwotee Retreat
|Maia R. finished the commissioned piano bench she made with|
wool roving. Maia taught the technique at the Spring Retreat.
|Sandy W. continues to spin using the rolags that she and Briana F.|
created one weekend. The rolag contains multiple types of fiber
|Nancy S. showed the group a cashmere hitchhiker shawl she knit and a batik|
table mat made with fabrics reclaimed from a wrap around skirt. The teal shawl
used the free pattern 28's Cousin 53!
|Sue O. brought two infinity scarves. The top one was made with a|
CroHook, and the bottom was crocheted with the yarn she dyed
with Kool-aid at the Spring Retreat.
|Laura B. finished a pair of socks using leftover yarn. She also brought some|
handspun yarn and a bag of luscious vicuna wool she purchased at the
Wool Market in Estes Park, CO for $26 an ounce.
|Sam G. has been creating some "free-form" crochet medallions|
She also wrote a pattern for a Jackalope and will knit some to sell
at the Lander Art Walk in July.
|Mary H. brought some new cork fabric that she purchased from Sew Da Kine|
Mary makes tablet covers and other items with the cork fabric. Mary explained
she has learned to make bowls with straight sides. She jokingly showed the
bowl could also be a stylish hat.
|Colleen J.'s group booth at Colorado Wool Market|
|Lynda G. and Polly H.'s booth|
|Jeny from Jeny Originals - Laramie, WY|
|carding the wool for spinning preparation|
|carding wool before spinning|
|team members spinning|
|one person on each team was the designated weaver|
|weaving in progress for the purple team|
|weaving in progress|
|tying off the ends and finishing the shawl|
|finishing the shawl|
|washing the shawl|