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mandalinn
« on: March 18, 2007 02:17:48 PM »

I finally got to dye up some rovings using my acid dye kit from www.helloyarn.com and I think they turned out pretty good.  I cannot wait to spin them up!

This one is 2oz of merino, called American Beauty



This one is 2oz of South African Fine, called Chaos Theory



And this one is 4oz of mill ends from TSS, called Grapevine



I have used Wilton dyes and the colors were okay, but these dyes just work so much better and seem to affect the roving better as well.  I can't wait to order more colors and dye a bunch more up!!!  Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2007 03:19:46 PM »

Woo! They all look great! I think I like Grapevine the most. Good job.
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2007 04:30:53 PM »

oh fun!!  I can't wait to see them spun up!
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mandalinn
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2007 07:57:12 PM »

Thanks gals, I spun up the American Beauty, I will post a pic in the morning.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2007 01:19:39 PM »

i like em all, but I agree, Grapevine is my favorite too Cheesy Can't wait to see them spun up :]
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2007 02:58:34 PM »

I think Chaos Theory will be gorgeous once it's spun.  The variation of colors will add cool depth.
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