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My Yarn Dyeing Adventure - Updated 15th March

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My Yarn Dyeing Adventure - Updated 15th March

Postby docmaggoo » Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:49 pm

Had fun today learning to dye my own yarn :)
It was amazing!!

Here's some pics I took of my first go :)

Choosing my colours
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Hand painted and ready to fix the dye
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Having a rinse
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All re skeined and drying
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Having a go with natural dyes for a more subtle colour way
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And dyeing fibre ready to hand spin myself!
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Finished result for the merino fibre
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Last edited by docmaggoo on Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:14 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby queen bee » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:19 pm

Looks amazing and great fun!

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby gilbertandmartha » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:53 pm

Looks great, I love the natural dye colours.

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby littlesez » Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:11 pm

Love the natural where was it ?

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby docmaggoo » Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:25 pm

@littlesez

I've spent the day in mawdsley at a place called cedar farm galleries - with the lady who taught me to spin and we've had loads of fun experimenting whilst she trialed a workshop she's hoping to run.

She was also there with a weaving loom.... I had strict instructions from dh to not come home with another craft!! I think he thinks I'm going mad... It started with crochet, but now is also
Knitting
Sewing
Spinning
Dyeing!!
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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby clothmama » Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:20 pm

Oh Jen I'm so excited that looks so so cool! I really can't wait until next year and to be finished my studies so I can have time to do some more crafting stuff! That looks like you had so much fun :thumbsup:

Crafting is goooood :knit: :sewing: :crochet: :spinning: :watertree: :chocolate:

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby littlesez » Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:48 am

Next step bring hme a sheep :hohoho:

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure

Postby docmaggoo » Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:13 pm

Ive finally got round to knitting the first yarn that I dyed! @clothmama

Here it is in progress!

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Also after crafting with the children this morning - I managed some time to dye some more yarn!
Here are the finished skeins.

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Re: My Yarn Dyeing Adventure - Updated 15th March

Postby clothmama » Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:01 am

:yahoo: :yahoo: That is lovely!!

I won a wheel on ebay today :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: pics up soon!


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