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Tag: marshmallow DK

Natural Dyes for Wool: Cutch

Natural Dyes for Wool: Cutch

April 14th, 2021

natural acid dye   Continuing with our loose theme of exploring the world’s fascinating, dyeable materials from trees and branches, in this blog we’ll be applying Cutch, a dye that comes from the heartwood of the acacia catechu tree. This tree grows in India, Burma, Indonesia and Peru, and my cutch dye comes from the Indian variety and is able to achieve a range of soft, golden-brown tones into medium cinnamon tones.   While generally...

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Tie Dye – Marshmallow DK

Tie Dye – Marshmallow DK

March 26th, 2021

Tie dye is a fun way to transform a blank surface into something bold and cheerful. Today on the blog we are going to walk you through how to get a tie dye effect on Marshmallow DK. This dye method uses multiple colors layered onto two skeins of soft and fluffy superwash Marshmallow DK.  

Supplies:

2 skeins Marshmallow DK Small cups for mixing dye 4-6 colors acid dye (Dharma Acid Dyes were used here) Chafing dish or tray READ MORE

How to Dye a Grunge Inspired Layered Yarn on Superwash Merino Wool

How to Dye a Grunge Inspired Layered Yarn on Superwash Merino Wool

February 22nd, 2021

Grunge Inspired Layered Yarn I’ve been enjoying listening to 90’s female artists during quarantine. There’s nothing like a little Bjork or Cranberries to brighten my day! My musical tastes of late inspired me to dye a grungy, faded black yarn with pops of bright neon. Learn how to dye it yourself below!  

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Superwash vs Non Superwash Wool: Conventional Acid Dyes

Superwash vs Non Superwash Wool: Conventional Acid Dyes

January 12th, 2021

SUPERWASH VS NON SUPERWASH WOOL “What is the difference between superwash and non superwash wool?” is a question we often hear at KNOMAD! The unique array of wool options we offer at KNOMAD, including superwash and non superwash, or natural wool, prompts one to wonder what makes each wool we offer so special. We are going to explore the differences between these wools, not only on a technical level, but...

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Dye a Festive Red on MARSHMALLOW DK

Dye a Festive Red on MARSHMALLOW DK

December 22nd, 2020

DK weight yarn on MARSHMALLOW   Do you find yourself knitting late into the night and falling asleep clutching your project? Surprised with how many cookies you’ve eaten and how many hours you’ve logged bingeing on Netflix? Do you keep finding tapestry needles and stitch markers in your pockets? That can only mean one thing! Last-minute gift season is upon us! Our brand new yarn, MARSHMALLOW DK drops just in time for the...

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