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feministmama
10-30-2006, 11:06 PM
Well not really acid but a kool aid test none the less. I got a regular plain ole J Crew natural colored boring sweater at goodwill, it said 100% wool on the label. I unraveled it and got a short 20 yard strip and then another about 50 yard strip. I washed it then dipped it in some kool aid and hung it to dry and now it looks like this.

Then I'm gonna swatch it and see how it knits up.

Andrea (aka AnreeAce) sent me the blue kool aid. Yeah! Thanks! :muah:

Jan in CA
10-30-2006, 11:39 PM
Wow..that's going to be a bright something! :cheering:

Rorshach
10-31-2006, 12:32 AM
can't wait to see what it turns into. should be interesting :)

janelanespaintbrush
10-31-2006, 07:24 AM
You know what? KA has citric acid in it, so your title is not a misnomer at all. The citric acid (so I've read) is the reason you don't have to use vinegar with KA to set the dye. Nice job, BTW. :yay: It's fruitilicious fun, isn't it?

AnreeAce
10-31-2006, 12:16 PM
That's so cool! :cheering:

I'm so glad I managed to find that Kool-Aid for you! :muah:

Actually, what surprises me is that I remembered you wanted it after so many weeks. It's great you're getting a chance to use it! Can't wait to see what it knits up to!

gardenmommy
10-31-2006, 12:34 PM
That will be electrically vibrant since orange and blue are complementary colors! Can't wait to see what you knit up from them!

feministmama
11-01-2006, 12:01 AM
So here's a little swatch I knit up. I'm gonna felt it too and see if that works.

Hildegard_von_Knittin
11-01-2006, 12:15 AM
Cool!!