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Textile Artist Gill is inspired by natural fibres, colour and texture. Natural dyes providing a wealth of colours from nature.

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Handspun Yarn

Well after dyeing my Suffolk fleece with natural vegetable dyes, using a herbal mordant. I decided to spin without carding the fleece to give texture to the yarn, I also found that the dyed fleece had interesting areas of different hues of colour and I thought that the yarn would be slightly variegated, instead of a flat colour. I hope the sample photo's reflect the effect I was trying to achieve.

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