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Special Yarn Dyeing Weekend: Come Dye {Among Friends}!

Dye WeekendJoin {Among Friends} in our first-ever learn-to-dye weekend in Portland, Oregon!

Brooke Sinnes, of Sincere Sheep, will lead our group in learning how to dye yarn with natural dyes, covering topics including mordanting for protein fibers, dyeing using extracts and setting up an indigo pot.

Lorajean Kelley, of Knitted Wit, will teach two different dye techniques using acid dyes.

Your material fees will cover 10 2-oz skeins of superwash merino fingering weight yarn.

We’ll have a private meet-and-greet Friday night from 5 – 6 p.m. with light refreshments followed by a trunk show featuring Canon Hand Dyes, Knitted Wit and Sincere Sheep Yarns and Spark! accessories. Classes will run on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m, August 1 – 3, 2014.

Cost: $150

Materials fee: $50

Materials included: 10 skeins of 2-oz superwash merino fingering weight (200 yards total). Need more yarn to dye? Additional skeins will be available for $5 per skein.

We’ll be sending participants a detailed What to bring list, suggestions for meals (including our favorite local food carts), as well as hotel information for out of town guests. Plan now to join us for a great time!


{Among Friends} Current Yarn Clubs

All American: Take 2 | An Every-Other-Month Club!

AA2Join us as we continue to explore the wonderful yarns the US has to offer.

Take 2 of our All-American club features dyers Alpenglow, Elemental Affects, Knitted Wit, Sincere Sheep, and Pigeonroof Studios, along with 2 custom patterns by Annie Claire and Hillary Smith Callais.

Included in each shipment will be pattern suggestions plus some background on each yarn. This 5-shipment club with ship on the 15th of every other month (September 2014 – May 2015).

The first shipment will be sent out on 9/15 and sign-ups will be open until 8/15 or when the club sells out.  We look forward to you joining us on this exciting adventure knitting the best of the US wool yarns!

Sign up today to enjoy five shipments of the All-American club for $180 + shipping ($15 within the US and $45 to Canada). The first shipment will go out September 15, 2014.

Club Package (with Shipping)

Pride & Prejudice | An All-At-Once Club!

P+PJoin {Among Friends} as we indulge in our obsession with Pride & Prejudice.

Canon Hand Dyes, Knitted Wit, and Sincere Sheep will dye yarns inspired by the three houses: Pemberly, Longbourne, and Netherfield.

There are so many goodies to fill the box we’re having a hard time choosing! A game to find the best suitor… goodies with our favorite quotes… character-inspired art… the list goes on!

The club is limited to 50 boxes with sign-ups closing 9/15 and shipping 10/15.

This is an all-at-once club box, $150 + shipping ($15 within the US and $25 to Canada).

Club Package (with Shipping)