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I did some dying on the weekend.

I needed to dye some orange wool to make a flower for a customer so if I am going to get the dye pot out I might as well do a bunch of dying. 632 more words

Dyeing: things I learned

In my last post I told you all about how I dyed yarn in my kitchen, and because so many of you have said you were inspired to do the same, I thought I should probably follow up with some “things I learned” from the experience. 861 more words


Dye Day

So, the long awaited dye has actually arrived, and I have been busy in my kitchen.

Last year I went on a yarny retreat in Lyme Regis, run and hosted by the very lovely Daisy from Devon Sun Yarns (if you need reminding, I wrote about it… 912 more words


Where is my dye?

Please postie? Pretty please? Nope, despite my postie stalking, my dye has still not arrived. I’m now suspecting it’s been lost in the post but the dye company are blaming the long Easter weekend and asking me to wait a bit longer. 382 more words


What's my name?

I’ve dyed a few more skeins of yarn, which I may blog about, but one of my recent color ways is yet to be named.  I’m trying to find something whimsical relating to the color of the yarn and thought “Why not ask my blog readers for assistance?”  So here goes…. 68 more words


Subtle shade shifting gradients- A brief description of my technique

While most of my ombre gradients feature noticeable shade shifts, I have now introduced a more subtle gradient. While I am still in the testing phase of choosing colors, some colors lend better to this technique than others. 316 more words


Yarn Dyeing!

Today we had plenty of fun dyeing yarn with Kool Aid! Whoo! The knitting/crocheting club that I run at my college had a yarn dyeing party that went pretty smoothly. 102 more words