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« on: January 08, 2009 10:03:38 PM »

These are some merino rovings I dyed using food coloring and vinegar-


Easter Sunday (aren't the colors just so spring?) about 3.75 oz.


Sneaking Suspicion- about 3.75 oz as well. I just loooove the colors on this one. so vibrant! the blues and greens sort of flow together to make a wonderful aqua.. oh man!

3.) I got a set of acid dyes (woo big girl dyes!) for Christmas but i've only dyed a couple of things and haven't taken pictures of everything yet. But here's one i managed to get some good pics of.

Rosy Red- this one is only about half an ounce. I'll probably use it to mix with something in the future.

let me know what you guys think!

« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2009 11:16:38 PM »

Very pretty, nice job!
Pinky Yarn
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2009 05:30:34 PM »

Oh those are so pretty! I've only dyed once and I'm itching to do it again. I really like the last one. I smiled about the "big girl dyes".  Smiley

Yay finally done moving!

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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2009 10:06:11 PM »

I smiled about the "big girl dyes".  Smiley

Yeah pretty much. My friend gave me the kit from http://helloyarn.com/ and it was probably the best present i've gotten in a long time. I really need to play with them more... she got some for herself too so we'll have more colors to play with!

« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2009 10:03:54 AM »

They are lovely!  Did you use wilton's, or another kind of food coloring?

« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2009 09:13:31 PM »

They are lovely!  Did you use wilton's, or another kind of food coloring?

For the food coloring it was straight up, whatever I could find at meijer. I did actually pick up some wiltons a few months ago and I use them every once and a while. I like to sort of 'get in, get out' when i'm dyeing, and i find that the icing dyes take a really long time to disintegrate if i'm going for super bright color.

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