Whipoorwill Festival

Katie and I taught a 4 hour knitting and natural dyeing class at a new local event. We were one of many classes-so many interesting choices:

My part of the workshop was the dyeing, I brought a mini indigo vat:

My new rocket stove (made by Strider and our boys), tended by Katie, heated a big pot of black walnut dye in no time:

After our dyeing we sat down and made knitting needles  out of dowels-lots of sanding + beeswax=lovely silky smooth needles. Katie did a great job helping 8 folks get knitting:

What an engaging way to spend a Saturday!

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