Copy of Colour!

Currently in the dye pots...

Our repeatable shades divide into three categories that use distinctly different dye techniques to achieve different effects. Within these three areas, we are constantly developing new repeatable shades (as well as dyeing lots of lovely 'one-offs') and this page shows those that are currently in rotation. You won't ever find all these shades available on all our yarn bases but if you see one you like showing as 'sold out' check back because there is every possibility it will reappear..

~fluid~ shades

These shades use a dye technique that makes every skein unique. Colours merge and mix, in completely random ways so while the tones and hues will be the same there can be quite a difference in depth of colour and dye placement even across a batch from the same dye pan. To create balanced, even, distribution of colour across a garment we recommend alternating skeins. Dye batches consist of 3 skeins.
against the stream of time
aubergine, maroon, cherry, russet.
russet-kissed, this faded rose
dusky pink, maroon, cherry, bronze, amber.
of a thousand moments
rose pink, silver grey, sandy ochre, raspberry pink.
the burden of dreams
teal, turquoise, cherry, violet, amber, lavender. This shade is a flash/fluid hybrid born originally of a dye pot disaster! Batches can vary significantly.
some enchanter's wand
deep forest green, teal, turquoise, bronze, oak.
deep in a forest night
forest green, sage, silver grey, chestnut.
the earth, a brittle globe
aqua, sage, ochre, grey.
in dawn's furst hush
silver grey, palest pink, mint green.
we walk the jewel-glimered path
violet, turquoise, ochre, teal, forest green.
a laryrinth of whispers
russet, ochre, chestnut, oak, amber.
one day the earth will be
sand, ochre, chestnut, grey.
between the shadows
silver grey, pale ochre,

~flash~ shades

These shades use a dye technique that places dye in a more uniform way across the skeins in each batch. The colours will 'flash' and 'pop' depending on needle size/gauge and might even stripe on socks if your stitch count aligns with the colour placement goddesses! It is really hard to know exactly how the colours will flash (one of the main reasons we don't knit up swatches to show how these shades behave) so if you don't want random flashing or pooling alternate skeins, otherwise, just knit and see what happens! Dye batches consist of 3 skeins.
in the middle sea
deep teal, turquoise. This is a subtle tonal flash
rose petal skies
teal, turquoise & sky blue with a rose gold flash
I have eaten the plums
palest lavender, pink & silver grey with a deep plum flash
her love arrived at dusk
aubergine, indigo, cherry & violet with a tangerine flash
if on a winter's night
aubergine, violet & bronze with a lavender flash
the last rays
raspberry pink, tangerine & peach with a silver grey flash
walk out to gather
oak, charcoal, taupe & mushroom with a silvery beige flash
a sloop of amber
russet, amber & tangerine with a silver grey flash
broken halo
silver grey with a tangerine flash
full fathom fire
scarlet, coral orange with a marigold flash. This is a subtle tonal flash.

~core~ shades

These shades are kettle dyed in larger pans with more water so the colour distribution is more even. They aren't flat, solid shades, however,  rather complex layers of colours resulting in semi-solid/tonal shades that embrace all the variations within a single hue. This capsule range of shades evolves to accompany our favourite ~flash~ and ~fluid~ shades so these can form the backbone of fades, stripes and other sectional projects that need a semi-solid contrast or complimentary shade. Of course, they work just beautifully on their own too... Dye batches usually consist of 6 skeins.
palest silver grey
slow burn
warm woody charcoal
knock your pipe out
pecan & tobacco tones
this is the colour
deep, dark teal
deep, dark navy
endlessly charming
cool aqua, sea green tones