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Topic: Crockpot Dyeing Goodness:D **added 2 more photos**  (Read 2890 times)
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armywife116
« on: February 16, 2014 09:28:50 PM »

These are a few yarns I've dyed in a crockpot using acid dyes:) the first one is "Rainforest", the second is "Berries and Cream", and the third one is "Macaw" thanks to a perfect suggestion from a fellow craftster! Cheesy

**I've added 2 more pics of Macaw since it's my favorite of the bunch. They show a small random crocheted strip to display what the worked up yarn will look like as well as what the skein looks like when rolled into a ball**

The first 2 were dyed on 100% superwash merino and the last ones were dyed on 100% merino (non superwash)

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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014 09:42:24 PM »

So much pretty!!!  I really dig that last one. I bet it'll work up really nicely!
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2014 09:48:32 PM »

So much pretty!!!  I really dig that last one. I bet it'll work up really nicely!

Thank you!!! I've actually found a pattern on ravelry for a shawl that i think would look neat with those colors:)
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014 05:39:22 AM »

I love all three of them.  Fantastic spinning! I would name the last one Macaw.  Its bright blue and yellow makes me think of tropical birds.
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014 07:05:40 AM »

I think I gasped out loud...gorgeous...I can see a lot of different projects made with those colors...including a shawl...gorgeous colors...
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2014 09:35:38 AM »

I love all three of them.  Fantastic spinning! I would name the last one Macaw.  Its bright blue and yellow makes me think of tropical birds.

thanks so much! and I'm definitely thinking Macaw is a perfect name! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2014 09:38:04 AM »

I think I gasped out loud...gorgeous...I can see a lot of different projects made with those colors...including a shawl...gorgeous colors...

thank you!!! I've definitely been having fun with the random assortment of dyes i bought. (i foresee many more dollars being spent on various fiber colorants...as if my husband needed one more reason to worry about his office space being taken over by crafting goodness)
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014 10:36:01 AM »

The first one is my favorite but the last one has so much POP! Wow! You did a great job. I can't wait to see them worked up.
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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2014 12:05:17 PM »

The first one is my favorite but the last one has so much POP! Wow! You did a great job. I can't wait to see them worked up.

thanks! Smiley

I'm about to bust out the knitting needles and make a few small swatches to get a general idea of how things will look
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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2014 12:07:27 AM »

Ooooh - stunning! 
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