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« on: February 21, 2011 10:22:18 AM »

I did it! I finally did it!!

I've wanted to try dyeing yarn for ages and I got enough courage today.  I used wilton food colouring and some wool that I picked up on vaction to Norway.

I think I am going to call it crocus... I guess now that I am dyeing yarns I get to name them Cheesy I don't know which is better!
Here are some pictures for you!
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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2011 10:41:13 AM »

so pretty!  gratz on gaining the courage to dye yarn!  I can do rovings, but yarns freak me out... doesn't really make sense, but what can you do? 
I love the color combo you used. It was my favorite in high school!  and it's still awesome now.
 
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011 11:41:50 AM »

That looks lovely! The colors are so vibrant! Well done Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011 02:27:38 PM »

Your yarn looks beautiful! I love how bright and vibrant the colours are! I've used food colouring before to dye yarn, but I'm really want to try the Wilton Food Colouring now!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2011 01:07:22 PM »

So pretty! I love the colors!
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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2011 03:46:07 PM »

Wow, that colorway is so pretty and bold! How did you use the Wilton food coloring to dye these?
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