Feeling a little nostalgic this morning, looking back at where I started dyeing, back in New Orleans in the spring of 2006, still reeling from Katrina and wondering if I had what it takes to be a full-time yarn dyer. Heck, I’m still not sure I can pull it off, but I jumped in feet first and I’m still here. The industry has changed, and I have tried to change with it.
I won’t comment much on these images, but they are taken from my personal website, so they were before knitivity.com was started. I can tell from most of the pictures they were taken at the house I lived in on Constantinople St. in New Orleans. I was still experimenting with Kool-Aid dyeing, along with other types of dyes.
And here are some random examples of the early dyes….