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Old 01-13-2013, 08:33 PM   #1
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Dyeing acrylic yarn
Hey everyone my name is Tonya and I am new to this forum. I have tons of white acrylic yarn and I want to dye it and use when crocheting my new projects to sell, and I am not sure which dyes to use. This is something I have been wanting to do is to dye my own yarn for a bit now, and want to know if any of you have dyed acrylic yarn before and hve had any luck! Thanks for the suggestions.
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:00 PM   #2
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Hi, welcome to KH.

When I googled I found a few things about dying acrylic yarn.

http://2hot2knit.blogspot.com/2008/0...th-ozepol.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_6685820_dye-acrylic-yarn.html
http://www.pburch.net/dyeing/how_to_dye_acrylic.shtml
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Old 02-17-2013, 02:38 AM   #3
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I wouldn't even ATTEMPT to try dyeing acrylic yarn. Too many chemicals to deal with, and the fumes would probably make me sick for weeks.

I have enjoyed dyeing wool yarn with Kool-Aid and food coloring, though. Safe, and very easy to do.
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Dharma Trading Co is my 'go to' place for buying dyes.
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Do they sell dyes for acrylic yarns though?
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Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
Do they sell dyes for acrylic yarns though?

It seems so. http://www.prochemical.com/direction...ionAcrylic.htm I wouldn't do it.
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I meant regarding the Dharma Trading Co that was linked in the previous post...
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Oh. OK.
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