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Topic: From Boring to ... Better :P Dying Crappy Yarn  (Read 1583 times)
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« on: January 26, 2011 01:58:51 PM »

I often pick up yarn at the local Salvation Army, usually smallish balls of random fibre, but I lucked out with a largish ball of some sort of beige "homespun." It might be Bernat Roving Yarn:

http://shop.bernat.com/default.aspx?PageID=58&ProductID=138&RootCatCode=01000

I was soooooo bored with it and couldn't think of anything to do with it in that state, so with repeated overdyings involving food colouring and Tintex acid dyes, I have something much more exciting:



I'm thinking this sweater for my boyfriend's best friend's 5 yr old daughter:

http://www.coatsandclark.com/NR/rdonlyres/5555BF31-DF22-4829-9539-0AE77BD542D2/94256/LM0319.pdf

http://images4.ravelry.com/uploads/mintyrae/14838977/lm0318.JPG

Isn't that adorable?! Sure hope I have enough yarn to make it Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012 12:43:12 PM »

this is a nice colorway! I love the different shades.  I hope you have enough yardage too!
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Extrapolate that!


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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2012 06:21:06 PM »

This is very pretty! It will be interesting to see how it knits up!
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