Sionnach Yarns is a one woman run yarn dyeing studio, created by Sophie Fontaine.
Based in the Burren, overlooking Galway Bay, nature is our every day inspiration.
Our natural dyeing
Sophie is a knitter since years… As far as she can remember women in her family always have been knitting. For themself, they grandchildren, they husbands, … Naturally she learnt with her mother, grandmothers and great grandmother.
She start natural dyeing in 2017 by curiosity with an easy onion dye and got hooked by the magical of the plants.
She is using exotic plants but also locally foraged and kitchen waste as onion skins, avocado skins/seeds, …