We’re so excited about our Second Birthday in the Knitcircus Studio, we’ve decided to do a special colorway to celebrate. Last year, your votes picked a wonderful, deep, saturated colorway for the party and I hope this year we’ll have something just as exciting and fresh.
Please help us choose by leaving a comment here or on the Pinterest Board by this Friday, May 12th.
Here are a few of my favorite contenders (sources noted):
- In Color Balance
- Russian Color Palette site
- Design Seeds
- EmptyFantasies on Pinterest
- From Design Seeds
Please let me know which you like best or point me to a favorite color combo of yours! We’ll be working up both a Gradient and a Speckled Handpaint for double the fun! One person who votes for the winning color will be randomly chosen to receive a free Speckle Handpaint of the color.
Celebrate with us at the Studio, 634 Grand Canyon Drive! June 16th join the fun for a party with live music by the Arbor Ensemble, cake and a pop-up shop with bags by Daddy Sews.
Saturday, take the adorable Hedgie class, NEW Smooth Operator Socks Class or Both with designer and yarn maven Susan B. Anderson.
It’s so much fun dyeing things up in the Lair we wanted to share it with you! If you’re near Madison, Wisconsin (or might be passing through), please join the party and leave with yarn in your own gorgeous color choices! Both classes taught by Knitcircus dyer Jaala Spiro.
When: Saturday, May 17th
Where: The Knitcircus Dyeing Studio (otherwise known as the Evil Lair) on Madison’s near West side. Please note: the Lair is in my home, so is not guaranteed accessible. Please let us know if you have mobility challenges and we will do our best to accommodate.
Use professional acid dyes to create your own saturated colors! A quick background on choosing harmonious colors, then you paint your own skeins. Each person will have two undyed skeins to paint.
Class limit: 8 people
Learn to use Kool-Aid and food coloring for permanent colors you can create in a home kitchen! Each participant will create a kettle-dyed “handpaint” with Kool-Aid and and true handpaint with food coloring.
Class limit: 8 people
TO REGISTER: please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line DYEING CLASS. Please include your name, preferred class and Paypal email, or let us know if you prefer to pay by check. The first 8 respondents will be registered for each class. Please also indicate which yarn weight (fingering, DK, worsted or chunky) you would like for your 2 skeins per class. We will let you know the location and answer any questions you may have.
If you have a small group (no less than 6 or more than 10) and would like to book the dyeing studio, please shoot us an email and we’ll arrange a private class!