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Secksiebrat 06-21-2007 03:42 PM

My first attempt at dying sock yarn.
 
Ok. I got this idea today that even though I feel miserable I wanted to dye my sock yarn. The urge was just driving me crazy....so I did IT! :cheering:

I used the sock yarn I received last summer during the summer swap and koolaid which was also included from my swap partner.

I hope the sections are large enough so the color will be displayed, but either way I'm happy about it. The colors are so bright! I can't wait until it finishs drying so I can see what it looks like wound up!

The pictures are on my blog, I took quite a few and didn't want to "Flood" ya'll here :)

http://secksiebrat.blogspot.com/

~danielle~

If anyone has any suggestions/improvements please feel free to tell me!!

knitqueen 06-21-2007 03:45 PM

So did you handpaint each colour section??

I love it, it looks great and reminds me of those bright tie-dyed shirts from the 70's.

Secksiebrat 06-21-2007 03:48 PM

I used a spoon actually. Just put it in sections and pressed the spoon down to try to keep it from getting too much dye in one spot!

~danielle~

jeanius80 06-21-2007 06:20 PM

:heart:so pretty! good job. btw- love the jitterbug colorway you are using too:inlove:

Lady Violet 06-21-2007 09:58 PM

that yarn is definitely going to make some gorgeous socks! nice and bright. you did a great job! :thumbsup: :cheering:

Secksiebrat 06-22-2007 12:54 AM

Thank you, it's nice to hear some encouraging words!

~danielle~

Kaydee 06-22-2007 04:39 PM

Ooooo, I can't wait to see pics of it knitted up!

psammeadred 06-30-2007 06:51 PM

What fabulous colors! That'll look beautiful in a hank (or, of course, in socks!).


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