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« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2009 09:53:05 PM »

SO gorgeous! I must admit, brown/blue makes me MELT every time I see it. So that one has to be my fave, it is stunning, but all the rest are just as beautiful! Yummy yummy yarns. Cheesy

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« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2009 08:09:05 AM »

Wow, thanks everyone!

The base yarn is from Indie Dyer and it's the same as Cherry Tree Hill Supersock Merino.  They dyes are Jacquard Acid Dyes that I got from Knit Picks.

I'm excited to knit some up but I've dyed about 10 skeins so far, each with 420 yds, so that would pretty much take me forever! 
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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2009 06:33:22 PM »

They're all so yummy!! Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2009 09:37:31 PM »

Omgosh! Those are so pretty! I love how bright they are.

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« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2009 04:50:53 PM »

holy sh!t!!
they look really professional!
great pics!

now what do I have that I can dye...
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2009 01:17:06 PM »

Did you hand paint these?  I'm trying to learn to dye yarn and I want to produce sock yarn that looks as good as yours does!  How did you achieve the look?  I almost bought Jacquard dyes but have been afraid to buy anything until I know or find a good tutorial on how to make yarn look like you did.  Thanks!

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« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2011 07:39:43 PM »

They look awesome.

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« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2011 08:52:51 AM »

Gorgeous colors! What did you dye them with?
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« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2012 06:27:01 PM »

I looked at the first and thought, wow, that is gorgeous! Then I scrolled to the second one and thought OOOOOO that's gorgeous, too! And then there were more! What lovely colorways!  You really picked great complementing shades and I love the saturation of the colors that you used.

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« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2013 12:35:12 AM »

These are fantastic! The colors are so rich! Great job!
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