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« on: May 08, 2007 05:17:15 PM »

out of curiosity, is this possible?

if not, what dyes do you recommend for this method?
i'd love to try some handpainting with roving, but i'm not sure what dyes to use, or if it's different in any way from regular dyeing.
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2007 06:00:17 PM »

this is the first thing i found: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=4268.msg201792#msg201792 hope it helps
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2007 08:52:09 PM »

I generally use Landscapes dyes but I have handpainted with food colouring and gotten great results.
As long as whatever you are dyeing have the proper preparation I think you can pretty much handpaint with anything.
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2007 08:52:24 AM »

out of curiosity, is this possible?

if not, what dyes do you recommend for this method?
i'd love to try some handpainting with roving, but i'm not sure what dyes to use, or if it's different in any way from regular dyeing.

Sure, you can use Koolaid!  Just do a search on how to do it through Google...a tutorial should pop up for you.

As for other dyes, there's a lot - Jacquard/Gaywool/Washfast - just to name a few.
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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2007 09:11:08 PM »

Oh you so can. I do and I love it.

This is me handpainting ANGORA WITH KOOLAID. 8-) There is saran wrap under the angora, you just can't see it. But you can see the cups of koolaid I was spooning on.

and one more for good measure.
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2007 09:42:35 PM »

looks awesome! That is some fantastic angora! Do you raise them yoursef or is this just a glorious stash?
I've been using Wilton cake dyes for my recent experiments...... bet you will like those colours too! They are also non-toxic and you dye with them the same way that you use koolaid! Cheesy Check it out around here!
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