what you need to know...
Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques by Gail Callahan
:: learn to create a safe dye studio in the kitchen using standard kitchen equipment
:: dyeing can be done in a: microwave oven, stovetop kettle, crockpot, traditional oven, electric frying pan ~ every method is covered
:: follow the recipes & change plain yarn into something colorful
:: this can be a fun project to do with kids
:: it's really not that messy
:: all the different types of dyes & different techniques are presented
:: a fun new skill for anyone who loves yarn
:: the last chapter has show-off patterns, check out the 8 knitting patterns on Ravelry
:: visit Gail's etsy shop
using the microwave method...
from this yarn i knitted a tiny tea leaves cardi
someday i would like to try dyeing with turmeric (the spice), looks like it makes a beautiful mustard yellow
see you tomorrow for day 7 !