DIY / TUTO
Los Angeles 2015
stitches west 2016
stitches west 2017
May 8, 2017
May 12 starts Joji Mystery wrap and decided to dye my own fingering yarn.
Yarn: Altadena MCN fingering
Colors: Ballerina, Desert rose, Strawberry, Silver fox, Charcoal
April 15, 2014
I had fun dyeing with one color but even more when mixing colors and see how it ends up
1. RB lemonade (Kool-aid) and smidgen of Sand Dune (Dharma dye)
2. Berry blasting cherry (Kool-aid) and smidgen of Salmon (Jacquard dye)
3. Smidgen of Twilight grey (Dharma dye) and d...
April 13, 2014
I took the same yarn I had "dust dye" last week and
pour a smidgen of the dye in 100 ml of hot water.
Dye was applied on now a 20g mini skeins.
I like the result with Dharma dye
It is not exactly like the picture on the web site
but overall it is colors I can...
April 11, 2014
Another day of fun - dyeing yarn
use the same rules as this post
After multiple try-out, I chose a Superwash DK yarn (Bare from Knit picks).
it is a soft yarn and that takes the dye very well.
I first put the 100g skein in a ball
then I make the ball in 25g skeins (4 ea...
March 23, 2014
I just love playing with colors and yarn dyeing
this time I had
✏ 14 colors (Jacquard acid dye)
✏ 16 small skeins of fingering yarn
superwash is preferred
(BFL, MCN, Knit picks, 25 g each)
1. Tools are needed
✏ a small scale
✏ a small measurement tool
✏ water (100 ml per 1g...
November 23, 2012
Getting better and better...
Dyeing is really fun but when you finally get the color you wished for, it is divine.
Next step, dyeing multiple skeins with my favorite colors...
and finally knitting a project...
October 27, 2012
Another little try-out
Kool aid bought at the supermarket, Jacquard bought on Etsy.
Target was dark teal, raspberry/fuchsia, dark plum, brown chocolate
It is not that easy to mix colors but I am persevering.
I have researched some more at the library and on line.
Renegade craft fair (Spring 2018)
April 9, 2018
Preparing for Joji Mystery wrap
Stitches West 2017 - Day 1
February 24, 2017
January 16, 2017