Category Archives: Dyeing

How to Dye Mottled Yarn

I dyed some yarn a couple days ago. It’s going to be used on a new shawl pattern that I’m writing. I don’t like variegated yarns on lace shawls. I think it muddles the lace work and let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Easter Surprise Yarn

Easter is right around the corner. It brought to mind a project that I did several years ago (before I started my blog). I want to share it with you. I’ve mentioned before that Cooler Dyeing is one of my … Continue reading

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How to Dye Plant Based Yarn

Often times when we think about yarn, we think Wool. But of course there are many wonderful yarns created from Plant Fibers. I’m referring of course to Cotton, but also included in these are Bamboo, Corn Silk, Rayon, Linen and … Continue reading

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Monkey Dye!

My daughter is expecting her first child this summer. Naturally I’m thinking about baby projects! I came across a pattern on Ravelry for a knitted Monkey, Jacobus, and thought it would be super cute in a baby’s room. We don’t … Continue reading

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How to Cooler Dye

If you are a Hand Spinner, then I’m sure you’ve bought prepared, dyed roving before. Maybe you thought about trying to dye some for yourself, but thought that it would be too difficult and make a big mess. Here is … Continue reading

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More on Over Dyeing

Yesterday I dyed some yarn to use in the Downton Abby KAL. Or should I say – Over Dyed. If you read yesterdays post then you know that I had found 4 skeins of Kraemer Sterling Yarn in my stash … Continue reading

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Downton Abby KAL

Yesterday Downton Abby returned to America! And I am a hard core Fan! As you may be aware, Jimmy Beans Wool is offering a FREE KAL (Knit A Long) for Downton fans. Just go to their blog if you want … Continue reading

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Poke Berry Pumpkin Dyed Hat

I finished another version of my Running in Circles Hat. I used some hand spun yarn that I dyed in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. You can read about it here.   I love the way the variegation in the … Continue reading

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Update on the Poke Berry Pumpkin Dye

You may have read my previous post about dyeing yarn in a Pumpkin using Poke Berries. What I failed to mention was that I had also included 2 skeins that had been purchased on Ebay. They are the same as … Continue reading

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Halloween Dye Fun!

Here’s a ghoulish way to dye yarn – naturally. This is a perfect experiment for this time of year. Apparently this is not something new. I’ve just never done it before. I absolutely love the results. And what fun to … Continue reading

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