Monatsarchiv für March 2011

The Stuttgart Yarn-Tour #3

Monday, den 28. March 2011

This was our last tour and we checked out the last two addresses: Kate’s Room in Stuttgart-Vaihingen and SiSi’s Nähstüble in Stuttgart Weilimdorf Both are two nice little shops, which have yarn, too. For Kate’s Room take the city train/ Stadtbahn, station Wallgraben and for SiSi’s Nähstüble  take U6 to Gerlingen, station Löwenmarkt.

The Stuttgart Yarn-Tour #2

Sunday, den 20. March 2011

Yesterday we continued our Yarn-Tour and checked another 3 locations. Two other locations will be checked out next weekend. First we visited Ruckh Handarbeiten at Wilhelmstrasse 25, Bad Cannstatt. Take the S-Bahn to Bad Cannstatt or the city train/Stadtbahn to Wilhelmsplatz. The shop is a 7-min-walk away. The shop owner is a very helpful lady, dedicated […]

The Stuttgart Yarn-Tour #1

Sunday, den 13. March 2011

Few weeks ago we were searching the internet for new yarn dealers. We also found some new addresses in Stuttgart and yesterday we checked four of them out. We’ll check the other ones next week. Two shops didn’t exist anymore, one shop was quite small and is only opening two days a week (Saturday excluded […]

Knots

Tuesday, den 8. March 2011

This book was a long time in my bookcase, it’s about chinese knots for jewelry: Today I finally made an attempt and knotted two of them with silk cords. This one is called coin knot: And that’s a prosperity knot: I think a more tight cord or a leather string, would have been better. The […]

Tomato Dyeing, Part 2

Friday, den 4. March 2011

The dyeing didn’t work, as I hoped it would. The color came out quite different. Just a pale yellow, hardly to see on the photo. I think, next time I going to use the fresh plants, perhaps this will work better.

Tomato Dyeing, Part 1

Wednesday, den 2. March 2011

Last year I had grown tomatoes on my balcony and whenever I cut them my hands got green-yellow coloured. So I thought, that these plants are perhaps good for dyeing yarn. In autumn I kept the plants and dried them. Now I cut them and put them into water to let them soak overnight. And […]