Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dying Like Crazy!

     Taking time to build back up the inventory in the shop has been one of my goals...and the reason for the lack of posts in the past couple of months.  The shop is bright and full of yarn, actually more than I've ever had at once.  Etsy has changed so much in the past three years as to how potential customers find your listing.  A search used to start with the most recently listed whereas now by keyword, which has taken a bit of fiddling and I'm sure I have so much more to do.  The good news is that their tracking system is easy to navigate and I can easily change search keywords to better fit listings as I see how potential customers find Sunrise.  Either way, the dye pots have been bubbling and spinning wheel spinning to fill up the shop with hand dyed and hand spun yarns.  Shortly after reopening, I got a call from my favorite customer.  She comes up with the best color, fiber, and additive ideas and I was thrilled to sit at the wheel to create for her again.  With my creative juices flowing...here are a few of the color combos!





     As far as the weaving has gone, I've got two of the yellow scarves done and am currently working on the browns.  Once my dye baths are set for this weekend, I'll hopefully finish those :)