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« on: February 09, 2009 02:39:54 PM »

Alright, so I learned how to spin about a month before Christmas, and ever since, I've been working to be awesome at it.  So far, it's been alright.

So I bought 4oz. of roving off of Etsy and decided to Kool-Aid dye it.  It looked amazing



So then I spun it up.  These pictures aren't so good.  I mean, picture quality.





So tell me what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009 05:29:16 AM »

That is an intense Red, I usually get a pink!!!  What color koolaid did you use on that?? 
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2009 11:52:31 AM »

it was the knock off brand cherry and a little bit on strawberry.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009 02:55:29 AM »

That is really gorgeous!!  I really want to see the knitted up version (ps, put your etsy link in your signature).
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009 03:40:30 PM »

Looks great...I love those colors, especially the red and green!

Mullerslanefarm - I've used cherry and a little black cherry together and gotten good results...I like a good strong rich red
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2009 04:16:49 PM »

To get a strong red from Kool-aid I always use a splash or three of vinegar, and three packets of flavor (color) per ounce of wool.
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« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2009 12:51:39 PM »

I just used fruit punch koolaid in the blue package and got a very very bright red, it wasnt that much lace weight yarn though, but I only used one package
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2009 07:52:31 PM »

Its so pretty!
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