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A Bright, Sunny, Yarn Dyeing Day

I put to good use the things I learned in my first try at yarn dyeing and took another stab at it today.  Going in, I was aiming for a three color skein, pastel pink, pastel purple and pastel turquoise. To make sure I was at least in the ball park of getting the right colors, as I… Continue reading A Bright, Sunny, Yarn Dyeing Day

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Wound ball of hand dyed yarn
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Yarn Dyeing Pt. 2

This post would be better titled something like "15 hours of untangling later."   That's right, I told you I'd be back with the finished project but it took a LONG time and I even had some help from my saint of a mother who spent several hours untangling with me.   I finally got… Continue reading Yarn Dyeing Pt. 2

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Yarn Dyeing Pt. 1

You guys, this is a big deal for me- I tried hand dyeing yarn today! A little back story, as you might have learned, I learned to knit last fall and have absolutely fallen in love with it.  I've knit a scarf, a cowl, some socks, a cabled headband, a colorwork headband, a messy bun… Continue reading Yarn Dyeing Pt. 1