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tehandehness
« on: November 10, 2007 03:12:50 PM »

Note: Ill edit in a few more pictures when the sun comes back up and and I can actually take good pictures.

All were dyed with food dyes.







And a yarn I spun from a roving that my younger cousin dyed.


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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2007 04:05:02 PM »

GEORGOUS
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2007 11:50:08 AM »

Thanks ^_^
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That cat is so rich.


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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2007 04:27:42 PM »

Wow- that is really great!

How do you get such nice, even color?
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tehandehness
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2007 05:04:08 PM »

Wow- that is really great!

How do you get such nice, even color?

Thanks!

To be honest, I don't have a set method.  For the first yarn, I just soaked it in water with a glug of vinager, layed it on plastic wrap, squirted the dye onto it, squished it in with my hands, then rolled it up and steamed it.

For the rovings, I soaked them in water with a glug or two of vinager, then moved it into a roasting pan, squirted the dye on and stuck it in the oven at 250 degrees till the dye water was clear.

I think the key really is to mess around and see what works for you. :-)
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2008 07:27:08 PM »

Gorgeous colour!

Great work Smiley
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