Color is important; especially at this time of year. Everything outside my window looks so muted; gray skies, dirty white snow on patches of brown, gray water, and, of course, it doesn't help that we have so few hours of sunlight on those days when the sun shines.
Natural colored fleece is great; whites, grays, black, moorit, tan. Natural dyes are great; shades of yellow and green more often than not. Give me a vivid purple (of course), fire engine red, cobalt blue, fuchsia pink, a lime green and I'm happy.
So here's what I'm working on currently. The woven hand towels on my loom:
and I'm designing a thrummed hat:
and recently out of the dye pot:
Take that winter!