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Old 12-02-2010, 11:46 AM   #1
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How to set the colors when you've already knit the sweater!
I didn't set the colors in a sweater I just finished because the skeins were already in balls when I got them. Does anyone have a fool-proof way to do this. Surprisingly, it is difficult to get an answer via Google. Thank you for any and all ideas!
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:56 AM   #2
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What do you mean 'set the colors'? Most yarns won't bleed, which one have you used?
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:58 AM   #3
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I used cotton classic elite and they have run all over the place in the past. I thought they were colorfast, but was wrong. I just don't want to take any chances this time.
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Old 12-02-2010, 12:07 PM   #4
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I think putting vinegar in the water works. You might ask in the Spinning and Dying forum. Or search using 'setting the dye' instead of setting the color.
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I'll try there with the edits. Thank you!
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