Katie Franceschi's Profile

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I'm Katie - a passionate artist who dyes charming and vibrantly colored yarn. Sock yarn is a perennial favorite, but a proliferation of hand dyed wool and wool blend yarns, hand spinning fiber and silk ribbons have nestled into my Midwest (USA) studio.

For me, color is endlessly fascinating. If it’s not being dyed on yarn or fiber I’m busily splashing it on my walls, and incorporating it into my wardrobe.

My obsession with yarn started when I was about 8 and I convinced my mom to teach me to knit and crochet. Since then I’ve expanded my knowledge and techniques and now I write knitting and crochet patterns, informative blog posts, and online classes.

My unique experience with color and design gives me the ability to create patterns crafted from color, through yarn selection, the rigors of design into final pattern and pictorial…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 12
  • Joined January 22, 2007

Favorite materials

yarn, merino, silk, bamboo, beads, ribbons, acid dyes, spinning fiber

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About

I'm Katie - a passionate artist who dyes charming and vibrantly colored yarn. Sock yarn is a perennial favorite, but a proliferation of hand dyed wool and wool blend yarns, hand spinning fiber and silk ribbons have nestled into my Midwest (USA) studio.

For me, color is endlessly fascinating. If it’s not being dyed on yarn or fiber I’m busily splashing it on my walls, and incorporating it into my wardrobe.

My obsession with yarn started when I was about 8 and I convinced my mom to teach me to knit and crochet. Since then I’ve expanded my knowledge and techniques and now I write knitting and crochet patterns, informative blog posts, and online classes.

My unique experience with color and design gives me the ability to create patterns crafted from color, through yarn selection, the rigors of design into final pattern and pictorial form. I always have a pattern in the works & you can see my full portfolio on Ravelry.com: http://bit.ly/GJLqkY


Join in my creative endeavors by following me on:
My Blog: www.DyeingToKnit.com
Facebook: Yarn Love Fan Page
Twitter: @Yarn_Love
Ravlery: I'm YarnLove

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