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« on: January 04, 2009 04:15:42 PM »

I've been into spinning, felting, and finally decided to learn a whole lot more about dying.
Well, here's my recent Aussie merino results













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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2009 04:25:57 PM »

Pretty pretties! I like the second one with the shades of brown the best.
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2009 05:10:29 PM »

oooh how'd you get that 5th one, the really dark brown??!?!?!?!!   I need to re-dye something, and I was hoping to get a rich brown and got a really ugly brown instead...... I used wiltons brown food coloring gel.  I bet you used some acid dye or something right?
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Ohhhh.... luscious...  I'm glad you can't see me as I'm drooling...  I would love to touch it and turn it over in my hands!  They are all just beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2009 06:56:53 PM »

Thanks guys, I'm filling up my shelves with so much colorful wool!
(As though there wasn't already too much from my other fiber addictions...)

I like the second one with the shades of brown the best.

Ah, that's one of my favorites too  Smiley
It has a nice honey sheen to it in person

oooh how'd you get that 5th one, the really dark brown??!?!?!?!!

You're right, I did use a nice Aussie wool dye, and I mixed khaki, brown, black and blonde to get the colors pictured
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