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Old 09-15-2006, 11:04 PM   #1
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How do you dye yarn? Any tips/info etc.? :) Thanks!
How do you dye yarn? Very Happy I bought a few skeins of this tussah silk yarn in "natural" (thinking I'd dye it) and of course! lol (I don't know how! lol).

Can I use kool aid to dye silk???? Is kool aid really an effective dye? (can yo
u use food coloring as a sub. for kool - aid????)

Also...... How do you get pretty/ multi hues like yarn in the pic???? Any tips for that???? Thanks! Very Happy

Any tips etc. from experience yarn dyers APPRECIATED! Very Happy
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Old 09-15-2006, 11:36 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure you can only use koolaid on animal fibers.... course wool comes from a worm,,,, that's an animal, right?....


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Mmmm. Yeah (silk you mean? no wool?) comes from an animal. lol I think? all organic/ natural???? fibers can be dyed with kool aid and the like???? or????? Yes, you are "VERY" helpful. lol.
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