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Old 05-25-2009, 02:34 PM   #1
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I dyed yarn today !
With the hubby out of town I finally decided to try kool aide dying yarn ! This is the super bulky yarn that was given to me by a coworker. It smelled horrible before dying, I rinsed it and then dyed it and with the kool aide it smells awesome now. Having never done this before I didn't realize how much kool aide it would take and I don't really live near a good grocery store so I had to supplement the blue and green with food dye. The purple grape is a little blotchy...
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Old 05-25-2009, 02:56 PM   #2
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love the colours! Have to admit that I have never tired it...maybe someday when all the kids move out...
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Old 05-25-2009, 11:32 PM   #3
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those look great! and that sounds like a lot of fun to try. thanks for the pics!
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Old 05-26-2009, 08:52 AM   #4
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Cool! That is something I've always wanted to try ... maybe this summer!
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Old 05-26-2009, 09:45 AM   #5
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Very cool! I definitely want to try this sometime!
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Old 05-26-2009, 12:47 PM   #6
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Wow! That's really cool! Never even thought about doing that! I did dye my hair at 14 with kool aide though! :lol
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Old 05-26-2009, 02:34 PM   #7
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OMG!!! Those colors look so awesome!!!! All my friends are constantly telling me that I should dye my own yarn but I have just not felt compelled to delve into that, but these cool colors might sway me to try it! Way to go!!
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Old 05-26-2009, 02:57 PM   #8
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Good job! Beautiful colors.
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Old 05-26-2009, 04:15 PM   #9
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Is it colorfast? Can you wash it/wear it and the colors stay nice and bright?
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Old 05-26-2009, 05:05 PM   #10
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Yes, is it color fast?
I wouldn't want a cool-aid sweater leaving me ... purple.
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