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30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) In today’s world, we grow edible plants so we can eat healthier, but very few people think of growing plants to dye with. There has been some evidence that the commercial productsRead this artice

Hand-dyeing yarn with food coloring (i.e., Wilton’s paste food coloring)

dye with food color Knitty: Spring 2007

Yarns dyed with cochineal, photo by Rebecca Severeide

Yarns dyed with cochineal a scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the crimson-coloured natural dye carmine is derived. A primarily sessile parasite ).

Tutorial For Creating Self Striping Yarn! Also wrapping tutorial for Noro style striping.  It's great to understand how your yarn stripes if you knit larger, non-sock projects.

Tutorial For Creating Self Striping Yarn! Also wrapping tutorial for Noro style striping. It's great to understand how your yarn stripes if you knit larger, non-sock projects.

Day In & Day Out: Mineral Dye: Copper Penny Blue *  I immersed 417 pennies in a solution of one-third cup of ammonia and two-thirds cup of water, and then added more water and fabric. I let the mixture sit for 3 weeks. The pennies are not harmed in any way and can be used for the usual purposes once they are rinsed at the end of the dye process. The book goes into more detail than what I have given here.

Day In & Day Out: Mineral Dye: Copper Penny Blue Pre 1982 us pennies are made of copper

How to Dye Yarn

Now that I& on summer break I finally have time to write more often. So I decided it would be a fun idea to give a little how to on dyeing yarn. Personally I enjoy using acid dye yarns, which are what I show in this little how to on how I paint my.

Instagram via @woolful : Mary's entomology box of natural dye samples... Love this!!

Instagram via @woolful : Mary's entomology box of natural dye samples... Love this!!

Erica's Hook & Yarn: Yarn to Dye For

Erica's Hook Yarn: Yarn to Dye For . dyeing with Kool-aid

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