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Canon Hand Dyes Trunk Show Saturday Nov. 18th

September 23, 2017

canon hand dyes trunk show

We are very excited to announce that Amy Lee, the creator of Canon Hand Dyes will be at Nitro Knitters On Saturday November 18th from 10-2.  This is a great time to meet local dyer Amy Lee and see different colors and lines from Canon Hand Dyes that we don't carry in the store.  There's always project ideas and samples to inspire you too!

Amy Lee creates her line in her Portland Studio and draws inspiration from her love of literature.  

She'll be bringing:

*SUPER SPECIALself-striping holiday colors 
* shawl sets to knit up things like On the Spice Market and Buccaneer and Lamina Wrap; 6 color sets of 1/3 skein each plus contrast colors to go with the sets
* hat kits for quick holiday knits: half skein of contrast, full skein of yarn, fox fur pom pom for the top
* gradient cakes
* speckled yarns
* full skeins on 3 yak bases (yak merino fingering, yak silk single ply, yak silk dk)

New Yarn from Canon Hand Dyes

April 07, 2017

Amy Lee of Canon Hand Dyes recently debuted a new color palette inspired by Beatrix Potter characters.  The subtle tonality of each color is absolutely beautiful!  The palette is designed to complement the other colors, making it a perfect choice for multi-colored projects!

The William yarn base is a blend of Merino and Nylon with 460 yes, making it soft for shawls and scarves but plied well enough for socks.

canon hand dyes william fingering beatrix potter lady mouse   canon hand dyes william fingering beatrix potter pig robinson

canon hand dyes william fingering beatrix potter samuel whiskers   canon hand dyes william fingering beatrix potter mrs. rabbit

canon hand dyes william fingering beatrix potter ribby

KAL for March (and April)

March 18, 2015

The KAL for March is Jasminde, the latest release by Martina Behm.  The asymetrical design with a geometric lace pattern would look beautiful knit in Canon Hand Dyes 150 gram skein of Anais Silk, specially dyed in "Nitro Red" in honor of our anniversary!  Join us every Friday from 4-6pm and every Sunday 3-5pm for an enjoyable couple hours with fellow knitters.