My Photo

Summer In New York City Y'all! Let's DO This!

  • The City Parks Foundation
    There is music and theater in damn near every neighborhood of every borough this summer! CPF rocks! So you have NO excuse to say you're bored. Or can't travel.
  • Sundae Sermon
    Fantastic! Another outdoor party for families of ALL stripes. With DJ Stormin' Norman, Harlem's Don of the decks.

Seen On The Street

Help for Yarn Addiction

  • The Yarn Company
    Yes! It's a new store, so you all former alienated needle-crafters can come back. Tavi (the new owner) has it going on!
  • The Yarn Tree
    Now online only, Linda is engaging in her true passion––reviving the fiber traditions of different cultures, to repair the rips in the global fabric.
  • I Knit, London
    A yarn shop with a licensed bar. When, New York, When?
  • Morris & Sons
    The largest needlecraft store in the Southern Hemisphere!
  • Knit It Now!
    Formerly Bonnie Triola. Bigger and better, and in the NOW.
  • Knitty City
    A community center that sells yarn. Or a yarn shop that's a community center––a win win either way!
  • Fibre Arts Yarn Shop
    Knit Cape May, NJ!
  • Downtown Yarns
    Rita's shop is STILL cool. The go to shop in the East Village.
  • School Products Co.
    For fantastic coned yarn, and shhh––affordable cashmere! Weavers take note. A warning––not for the newbie.
  • Smiley's Yarns
    Their recession busting sales are ALWAYS worth the trip to Queens!

The Good Book(s)

Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 02/2005

« Growing Pains––The Autumn of The Matriarch | Main | Greetings From The Epicenter! - Row 1 »

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Chris

Thanks for the review! I'm adding this book to my Christmas list. :)

Miss T

Ooh, thank you Sistah Craft! I'm putting this one on my list.

Carson

Great review Sahara!
And any connection between yarn and Mathew Barney -however tenuous- has gotta be good in my book

Latoya

I like the title - what a great play on words. I'm not in to dyeing yarn right now. I just want to knit. But if your friends or you want to pass on some yarn this way so that I can test it out, let me know. smile.

hope

I don't think I'll be dying anything but it sounds like an interesting read.

Deborah

another thing I can add to my list when my MacArthur grant comes through...

Nicole

When asking my kids, "what is kool-aide for in this house?" They know to reply, "dyeing yarn." I've only done it once. It didn't come out the way I'd hoped, but it wasn't that messy. It wasn't that hard, but kind of tedious. Do you think these books give advice on how to make it less tedious?

scheherazaad

I decided long ago that I don't need to dye yarn, but I think it is a great activity to do with the kids that I teach. Thanks for reminding me, and giving me a heads up on easier methods. Everything takes longer than expected with them, so the easier the better.

naomi dagen bloom

sahara, where were you friday at the book-signing? linda was in great form--all fixed up with makeup, etal. it was lovely affair. she's a terrific teacher; ron has four weavings in the show there.

seem to keep missing your appearances locally. hmmmm

The comments to this entry are closed.

July 2012

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

Commissioned Textiles For Jennifer Tee

My Work: Live/Wear/Experience

  • Hand Spun Yarn!
    Design and development.
  • portfolio
    © 2005. Many of these garments are shown with the permission of the customer. DO NOT reproduce in any form!
  • DIY Women
    A profile.

Become a Fan

Eat, Drink, Be Merry