The Story of
Welcome to my page! Let me introduce myself, I am Jodi, a crazy busy mama to five children, and I am the owner/creator of colour and chaos at Pollyorange.
I started Pollyorange and hand-dyeing yarns back in 2014, and it became apparent I bloody loved it, as did some others, and so business was born!
I have always prided myself on the individuality of dyeing, and you won't find loads of repeatable colourways here, as I favour strictly limited colourway runs. Some may be similar of course as is the nature of dyeing, but if one-of-a-kind (or two/three!) is your thing, then you are in the right place!
I am not a big batch dyer, so if you see something you like, grab it as chances are I won't be able to do exactly the same again! I don't measure, I don't do things by the book... my dye space is chaotic and colourful, a little like my life!
I also love dyeing clothes, and currently run a Colourful Chaos Tights and Leggings Club.
When I am not dyeing yarn, I love to paint, and create art, and have even sold a couple of paintings!
I also have a love of mountain biking, a new fondness for running (which I started after my Dad passed away), and I adore art, photography, sculpture, interiors, design, and anything quirky. I have a passion for vegan food, womens' rights, and many social causes, in particular LGBTQ+ & mental health issues. If I am not waffling on about any of the above, I will most likely to be found snuggling my puppy Dolly, or binge watching Netflix!
I have recently moved into my dear Papa's studio space by the river, a place we were going to share in Spring 2019, but sadly he passed away at the start of the year....
so I am taking over the space and hoping to create wonderful yarns, clothes, and more in his memory. I feel very lucky to have his creative spirit with me always, and look forward to organising it to fit with my work. I will update on my blog as this develops too.
I hope you enjoy visiting my site, and look forward to my updates over on my blog soon!
Thanks for popping by!
Love Jodi x