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kemp 05-10-2007 09:46 AM

Dyeing Resources
 
Post your links to dye information and supplies here! I'll get it started with what I think is the greatest most comprehensive link about dying:

Paula Burch's All about Dying

Leah22b 05-10-2007 10:51 AM

Some of the ones I've found and been given over the last few months:

http://www.pioneerthinking.com/naturaldyes.html
http://www.earthguild.com/products/riff/rnatdye.htm
http://www.earthguild.com/products/riff/rmordant.htm
http://www.knitty.com/issuefall02/FEATdyedwool.html
http://www.deerrunsheepfarm.com/EEdyeing.html
http://www.celestialseasonings.com/t...g-article.html


Enjoy!

SandraEllen 05-15-2007 08:01 AM

Here are a couple tutorials/informational sites that I have bookmarked.

Self striping yarn http://www.eunnyjang.com/knit/2005/1...ping_yarn.html
hand painted koolaid dyeing http://www.lusciousgracious.com/koolaid.htm
Stovetop method with Wilton's http://pieknits.blogspot.com/2006/02...icing-dye.html

Leah22b 05-15-2007 11:19 AM

New online magazine just started called Spindle and Wheel. It has a good article about mixing your own colors.

http://www.spindleandwheel.com/content/view/19/46/

dustinac 08-01-2007 11:19 AM

This site helped me a lot...

http://www.gfwsheep.com/rov.inst/rov.inst.html

knitspin2001 08-06-2007 10:47 AM

Great resource for supplies is Prochemical and they provide directions online for most if not all of their products.
http://www.prochemical.com/directions.htm

This link is good for color basics:
http://www.heritageyarns.com/COLORBASICS.htm

Marilyn

midnightskyfibers 10-29-2007 04:37 PM

http://earthues.com/ Natural dye extracts. (I interened with them for 9 months...). I only use natural dyes now, and extracts make it much easier.

http://www.prochemical.com/catalog/washfast.htm
My favorite type of chemical dyes, IMO much more light and color fast than some of the others out there.

Kime 11-23-2007 08:10 PM

Fabrics to Dye For has Jacquard Acid Dyes in the 8 oz jars for good prices, which is much more economical if you dye very much. The 1/2 oz jars are only $3.14. I have used these dyes for wool for quite a while and I really like them.

www.FabricsToDyeFor.com

knittingymnast 02-08-2008 10:47 AM

wow!! thank you all!

Daylilydayzed 09-19-2008 11:27 AM

I have a question about dyeing cotton yarn on a cone. I would like to dye a white cotton yarn on the cone with a dark value, a medium valu and a light value color to create my own color ombre yarn. Could I use fabric dye in a squirt bottle to create the areas where I want the dark value and two other bottles of a more diluted dye for the medium value and the light value areas? I know the colors will bleed into each other and that is what I want the colors to do. Right now I am using an ombre greenball that has a light shade of green, a dark green, and a cream that is almost yellow in color. It isn't working up like I had hoped it would.


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