Category Archives: Yarn Dyeing

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I have been busy on the weekend! From the range of colours I created in the past few weeks I have selected my current favourites (12+2 selected by friends) and started to replicate them. 20 skeins were finished yesterday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Replicating Colour

On Sunday my friend Jane picked a colour from the 50+ ones I created over the past couple weeks. This is very exciting for me as I now get the chance to replicate the chosen colour and see if the … Continue reading

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Creating Colour

On of the difficult aspects of dyeing any sort of fibre or textile is the ability to create and reproduce colours. The process itself is easy. Hot water, fixing agent, pour in the dye and add your fibre. Granted, results … Continue reading

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The yarn parent

Ok, I read that dyeing your own yarn makes you feel different about the projects you use it with, but that’s an understatement! I love those skeins. I want to squeeze and sniff them and make sure no bad pattern … Continue reading

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The start of a new love affair

OK, so I spent months reading up on yarn dying, ruined kitchen implements and clothes with food-colours and cut up countless unloved yarn left overs, but last Friday it was finally time to experiment for real. My stash of un-dyed … Continue reading

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