Finished tiny baby stuff and some bright and beautiful yarn

This romper and matching hat are headed out to be someone’s coming home outfit! I’m so very excited and can’t wait to see pics!

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Here’s a gorgeous kettle dye that is almost slippers.

 

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This yarn was a beautiful sunshiney custom

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My latest colorway and tons more recent works!

Here are two custom orders that I’ll be dyeing and knitting.

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which is working up into

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and this

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which will be longies. I think that blue one looks like a beautiful watercolor painting the way it’s knitting up. Love it!

This is a girly rainbow scrappy set I did for a trade

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These were some instocks, only one pink and blue left now

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and this is my new colorway “Barbie & the Rockers”, born from a custom order. Does anyone but me remember those dolls? Barbie had a big blond afro almost? They came with a cassette tape of their music, which was awesome in the same way that Jem and the Holograms’ music is.

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I am just crazy for the hot hot pink and purple there! Might have to make some of that up for myself. This one is self striping, but expect to see more off this, in different styles.

I just finished this custom for a trade. The yarn is O Wool (not dyed for this). The pattern is Tomboy Overalls, which makes overalls, short-alls or skirty-all for a few different sized dolls, from 7″-15″. I liked that this pattern had several options, for the pocket, there were, like 5 different sized hearts or squares. It was well written. I’ll be making it again for sure. This pair will be headed to Keiki Nani for one of her Waldorf dolls

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Kettle dyed, hand painted and a self striping

Here’s a kettle dyed custom I did. “Lady Alex”. This is on superwash merino DK. It is amazingly soft and so beautiful it was hard to give up!

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and the flip side

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This set was for the winner of the charity auction I did recently, to raise money for the family of a girl hit by a car (and recovering nicely). It is so super girly! On Cestari Fine

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This is a sister skein of this fabulous rainbow with black, which I’ve named After the Storm

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by request, it’s self striping

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Latest tester yarns

I am in LOVE with this scrappy set!

 

 

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Then, I don’t know if I talked about this pinky-coral with lime set. Pic with flash

 

 

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and wound up with no flash

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I also just finished a pair of socks with yarn dyed by my talented friend Chicken Knits

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This is the Fleegle’s sock pattern, which I really like.

It’s a family affair

Nachomama’s Knits really does involve my whole little family. My ┬ákids help wind yarn and pack up orders.

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Baby Peach doesn’t get to wind actual yarn yet (that’s the licorice twist from a recent custom, so pretty!)

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The secret to why my custom knits are so quick — child labor

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Tester Yarn #1

I’ve been doing some dye “testers” on Diaper Swappers to test out some new dye techniques. Here’s the first order, one reskeined, one not

This is done in a “fall colors” scheme on Cestari Fine, which is really nice to work with.

In knitting news, here are the completed fingerless mitts from the other fall yarn I dyed, on merino. Matching headband and scarf to come,

Lots more dyed yarn is drying all around my house now, so pics of that coming soon.

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