Barn Sale, Dye Day and Seasonal Hue Shift
I am having one of those days! Seriously, pissy as hell, mostly at anything technological. So… it’s probably a very bad time to write a blog post because we all know it will probably crash the system and then I will most probably cry. I have some super wicked mojo where electronics are concerned but most especially computer related ones. All I have to do is walk by and things go wonky. Nonetheless. I have things to tell you and I know talking with you will make me feel better. I most certainly will not be bested by a machine even if it is smarter than I am and it totally is!
Okay so first things first. A lot of you have asked if we are doing a Barn Sale this summer and yes we are. We are doing it a little earlier and for one day instead of two because my surgery is scheduled for the end of July and I’m pretty sure August is going to be about recovery. So Saturday July 12th we are having our annual Barn Sale and Dye Day in Scappoose at Blue Moonland. Yay!!! Sorry that the notice is kinda short. I have been waiting on the surgery date.
We are starting the festivities at 9:00am and going until 6:00pm. If you just want to come to the sale, play with chickens, have a picnic and take part in a scavenger hunt that’s sure to be a blast then you can just come. There is not a ton of parking so if you can carpool that would be all kinds of awesome.
If you want a place at one of the dye tables for painting some yarn or fiber we need you to sign up. We’ve learned a few lessons since we started doing these dye days. The biggest one is time! We have the day slotted out into four two hour slots and we can accommodate 11 people dyeing per slot for a grand total of 44 for the day. These spaces are just for the hand-paint part of things. We also have dipping in the indigo vat or use the drum carder and whatever other color fun we can come up with!
Debra, Becky, Sarah and I will be your dyers for the day. We will giving you the basics and holding your hand as you paint your yarn the colors you desire to create. We suggest arriving a wee bit earlier than your scheduled time to pick out your bases. For those of you coming at 9:00 you can arrive at 8:30 to pick our what you want to dye..
Just to be crystal clear this is not a formal dye class. We will be there to inform and guide you in anyway you need. We hope you will join us, it is great fun! The cost for this dye adventure is the 10.00 reigstration fee and the cost of the fibers and yarns you choose to dye.
The 4 time slots on Saturday July 12th are: 9:00am to 11:00am, 11:00am to 1:00pm, 1:30pm to 3:30pm and the last slot is 3:30pm to 5:30pm.
Okay so that is the Barn Sale and Dye Days
It’s also time to change things up colorwise. I want to add in some of our hot summer colors to honor the season and encourage the sunny days.
As usual here’s the list of colorways going off for a wee vacation. If there are any colorways you’d like to see back right now please let us know in the comments section to this post. We’ll be taking these down on June 24 and our summer hues will go up the next day.
A last note for the members of the sock club. Remember that the 15% coupon code expires on the 15th of July and goes down to 10%.
Ok my knitterly friends thanks for listening!
Hope you have a lovely weekend.