Since it’s still summer…

So here we are with my brand new blog about my new adventures with hand dyeing yarn and fibre. I’ll be showing you what’s in the dyepot, having a look at the whole business of dyeing with hopefully a few helpful tips and tricks along the way.

Since the sun is shining, I thought we should kick things off with a bright variegated dye job:

This yarn has been handpainted with acid dyes and I love the vivid colours together. This would be a perfect yarn for socks or gloves, giving a fantastic pop of colour. The base is 100% superwash merino 4ply.

Reskeining yarn makes such a difference – and can often give you a bit of a surprise. If you are buying skeined yarn, it’s worth looking a bit more closely to see if has been reskeined as this will give you a good idea of whether you like the variegated colours together, how short the colour changes are and will give you a better impression of what it will look like knitted/crocheted up.

Enjoy the sun!

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2 Responses to Since it’s still summer…

  1. Elizabeth says:

    Wow! Gorgeous colours, looks like a great success!

  2. Pingback: Tour of the Equipment: The Niddy Noddy | Fleece Cottage Yarns

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