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Tag: The yarn dye process

Color pooling

Color pooling

January 12th, 2021

Multicolor yarn is so fun to work with and relatively easy to achieve. One of the ways to achieve cheerful, multicolor yarn is to pool color in a shallow dye bath. Adding one color at a time gives you control over the color placement. Keeping the water shallow keeps the pigment in sections making the color pool around one area of yarn. 


  • 4 colors of acid dye 
  • Citric acid
  • A skein of undyed yarn Egret
  • ...


Two color kettle dye on STRATUS

Two color kettle dye on STRATUS

September 17th, 2020

extra fine merino wool When KNOMAD launched, STRATUS instantly became one of my favorite yarns in the whole collection. Made from 80% extra fine merino wool and 20% nylon, the merino in STRATUS is some of the softest available. The small nylon content doesn’t noticeably affect the feel of this plump and round, 4 ply fingering weight yarn, it simply adds a touch of strength to the luxuriously soft merino!  READ MORE

Alternate Processes – How to dye yarn with Kool Aid Drink Mix Powder?

Alternate Processes – How to dye yarn with Kool Aid Drink Mix Powder?

February 11th, 2020

alternate processes dyeing with kool aid drink One of the most readily available sources of yarn dye is actually available at your local supermarket! Colorful products like food coloring gel and drink mix powders can be used to dye yarn some beautiful colors. Today we’ll show you how to dye yarn with Kool Aid and Hawaiian Punch drink mix powders.


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