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Topic: A Touch of Rainbow Yarn or "Unicorn Farts!"  (Read 954 times)
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« on: October 16, 2013 06:57:00 AM »

Even though I'm not a yarnie, I greatly admire all those work with fiber, especially the lovely MamanTattoo, for whom this yarn was dyed. This was my second time dyeing yarn and my first time dyeing wool (I eased in with cotton first). I purchased the yarn from Paradise Fibers and used this AWESOME tutorial. I did have trouble finding lemon-lime koolaid, so I used green food coloring and bumped up the yellow with a few drops of neon yellow food coloring added to the koolaid. Other than that, I followed the tute exactly.

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Super easy and super fun. I want to make this for all the yarnies in my life, haha.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2013 07:00:24 AM »

Can I be a yarny in your life? Wink That looks like a very fun yarn! I bet it will work up beautifully.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013 07:22:25 AM »

Haha, thanks jexxican! As a Craftster, you definitely qualify!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013 08:18:47 AM »

Your Unicorn Farts yarn is so fun, and I think it's perfect for Maman. Very pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2013 08:50:16 AM »

oh, what a great start to your dyeing adventures!
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2013 09:51:27 AM »

I still can't decided weither it'll be a hat or something else. I LOVE it! and I will definitely update this post when I'm done!!

thank you so much Abbee! We don't even have cool-aid here!
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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2013 11:05:39 AM »

It's very lovely!! a rainbow in the clouds Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2013 11:16:42 AM »

Thanks guys! Definitely post, Maman!

a rainbow in the clouds Cheesy

I love this!
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