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reelretrogrrl
« on: May 18, 2004 08:54:06 AM »

Hullo!

I have a bunch of wool yarn that sort of an ucky light brown color. I really want to use it for something but not in its current state of dullness. I've never dyed anything before so I was hoping yall might have some tips for me. Since Im not sure if its something Im going to be into I dont want to spend a whole lot of money on supplies.

Any tips or hints would be GREATLY appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2004 12:33:48 PM »

Susan,

Just how light is the yarn, and did you have an idea of what color you'd like it to be? If you don't want too dramatic a color change (keep it in the brown/oranges/reds) you could go for kool-aid, which is really easy & very cheapo.
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2004 06:17:37 AM »

Its a very light sort of natural looking brown. I was hoping for a purple but you're probably right about staying in the orangy range. Its a sport weight if that makes any difference.

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