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Superwash vs Non Superwash Wool: Conventional Acid Dyes on STRATUS and SNOWDRIFT

Superwash vs Non Superwash Wool: Conventional Acid Dyes on STRATUS and SNOWDRIFT

March 4th, 2021

Acid Dyes on STRATUS and SNOWDRIFTHow to Prep Hanks of Yarn Recently on the blog, we looked at how MARSHMALLOW DK and SPARK take dye. Using the same process to dye each skein revealed the subtle and obvious differences between superwash and nonsuperwash wool. If you missed this blog post the first time around, feel free to check it...

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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 YarnI’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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How to Dye a Valentine’s Day Yarn on Superwash Merino Wool

How to Dye a Valentine’s Day Yarn on Superwash Merino Wool

February 13th, 2021

Learn how to dye a Valentine’s day themed color on our Marshmallow DK yarn! This confection is bound to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

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Ombré Dip Dyed Yarn

Ombré Dip Dyed Yarn

February 10th, 2021

Ombré is when color is shaded or graduated in tone - which means it transitions from dark to light. This is a beautiful effect in yarn that can often work up to create stripes and pools of color in knit and crochet. Today on the blog we are going to be dyeing up a purple ombré using Latte - a soft and squishy baby alpaca yarn that is perfect for a hat or sweater!

Supplies:

2 skeins LATTE2 grams Deep...

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Getting Started with Acid Dyes

Getting Started with Acid Dyes

February 2nd, 2021

Acid dyes are versatile, vibrant, and straightforward. The category “acid dye” is broad and simply refers to dye that sets in an acidic environment. In yarn dyeing, that means adding citric acid or white vinegar to a dye bath. Acid dyes only work on protein fibers, which are wool fibers derived from animal sources. You can read more about the science of how dye bonds to fiber here. Today we are going to cover the basic supplies and techniques...

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