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Old 01-12-2006, 03:06 AM   #1
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I was wondering where I could get yarn to dye with Kool-Aid for a good price.............

Ive searched ebay and found 100% natural wool, but would this be a good material for a scarf? Sounds kinda itchy... :thinking:
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Old 01-12-2006, 07:10 AM   #2
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KnitPicks.com has dyeable Wool of the Andes, which has been very popular on this forum. You'd have to ask the others about whether it's itchy or not. I do know that it's mostly used for felting.

I personally know gals from my knitting group who have had marvelous results when dyeing this yarn with Kool-Aid.

If you DO order from knit picks, make sure you click through from this site, Amy gets credit!
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I just kool-aid dyed some Wool of the Andes on Monday -- it turned out really cool!

A little pricier, but a fab selection: http://www.wool2dye4.com/index.asp
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I just kool-aid dyed some Wool of the Andes on Monday -- it turned out really cool!
Awesome! Do you have pictures? We would love to see it.
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Me tooo!

Carolyn, was the blue-green yarn and red-yellow yarn that you & Renee dyed WOTA? I *think* I might have pictures of it!
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Carolyn, was the blue-green yarn and red-yellow yarn that you & Renee dyed WOTA? I *think* I might have pictures of it!
Yes, it was WOTA! And also what Chris gave to me that I dyed.
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Old 01-14-2006, 12:20 AM   #8
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Okey dokey! I'll post pix!
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Here they are....the good and the bad....
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Those are pretty!!! And your daughter managed to get a nice robin egg blue on hers. I never could get a good blue with koolaid! Isn't it fun?
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