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Natural Dyes, YAK Online Resources

Natural Dyes Explained

As time goes on natural dyes have grown more and more in popularity. They offer a environmentally friendly alternative to synthetic pigments. They give dyers the possibility to create beautiful colours using readily available ingredients and age-old recipes. Like any trend, it comes with its lot of controversies and misconceptions. Today we’re going to debunk Read the full article…

Ditchling Museum, Ethel Mairet, Dyeing Now, Exhibition

Dyeing Now – Contemporary Makers Celebrate Ethel Mairet’s Legacy

By establishing itself in Ditchling in 1920, the Guild of Saint Joseph and Saint Dominic made of this small Sussex village, a vibrant creative hub attracting artists and craftsmen from all around the country. Today from the Guild only remains Ditchling Museum, a small but thoughtfully curated gallery space dedicated in exhibiting the work of men and women who were once part Read the full article…

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An Interview with Beata Jezek

Considering the ever growing demand for Hedgehog Fibres yarns, we thought it would be great to get the opportunity to get to know a little bit more about its creator, Beata Jezek. From her website bio we learn she’s originally from Slovakia but moved to Ireland a little over 10 years ago, that Jezek actually means Read the full article…

Bird Feature

Birds of a Feather Collection: Exclusive Colours from Life in the Long Grass

  A little secret has been up my sleeve for the past couple of months. When I first contacted Caroline from Life in the Long Grass about becoming a stockist of their gorgeous yarns she mentioned that they really enjoy creating custom colourways. They host yarn clubs so creating new unique colours regularly is right up Read the full article…