We're so excited to celebrate it with you! LOOKING BACK and beyond..It has been a full and beautiful start-up year for TDYB. There has been an tremendous growth in support and dialogue with you all, ethical- bio- and farmyarnlovers, a huge thank you for that! There have been joyful conversations and collaborations with designers and artists, a publication in Libelle Handmade Magazine and many successful yarn festivals and social meetings. There has been a steep learning curve concerning all things related to dyeing and small bussiness. I have completed two extensive made-to-measure wholesale orders for well reputed yarnshops in Amsterdam...
27th of March at 21.00 PM a new base that i am totally in love with right now will come to the shop. It is a completely natural yarn made with 50% baby alpaca, 25% silk and 25% linen, lovely drapy and with a beautiful silky sheen. It makes you happy on sight! I am still working on the webshop, so be excused if it doesn't go well in one go, i am still a newbie at this! THE YARN: Manis comes at a fingering weight (425 m) and i have dyed it in in a semisolid palette of candy colours...
Unfortunately Coronavirus has grown to a fullblown pandemic and therefore all upcoming festivals are cancelled. It concerns: - Breidagen Groningen 27-28 March - Wolle Messe Leipzig 3-4 April - Breidagen Amsterdam 2 - 3 May - Joure onder de wol 16 May - Woollin Festival Dublin 12 - 13 June It's very sad that we cannot meet, not to mention the financial losses but hopefully we can meet in the virtual space and live at another time! Meanwhile stay healthy, keep calm and knit on. Yours, Iris
Introducing Z W E R F S O K - What's in a name? “ Wander-sock” A sock for wandering around the world or, hiking and walking And when you take them off at home and let them be, they will wander your house on their own accord! Friday the 13th is a lucky day! Tonight 21.00 PM (Amsterdam time) shopupdate with a new base that i am very proud of. It is a completely natural sockbase made with extrafine merino, cotton and bamboo with excellent wearing properties. As a prize I have set aside 2 skeins for the lucky...
Here is an overview of the topics in this first newsletter :
About the dyer
Unravel Festival 21-23 February, UK
Wholesale Stephen&Penelope, Amsterdam
Redeveloping Dutch heritage yarns (a first limited edition!)
Over de verfster en TDYB (in Dutch)