Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques
Discover the colorful joys of hand dyeing your own yarn and fleece. It’s easy, fun, and can be done right in your own kitchen! Self-taught dyer Gail Callahan shows you a variety of simple techniques to turn plain, outdated, or leftover yarn into vibrant “new” fibers using ovens, crockpots, frying pans, and other standard kitchen equipment. Detailed advice on color theory, self-striping, “grocery store” dyes, and handmade multicolor skeins make successful dyeing a cinch, even for complete beginners.
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Hand Dyeing Yarn and FleeceUser Review - Nanette Donohue - Book Verdict
Callahan, who owns a successful hand-dyed yarn business, lets novices in on the tricks of the trade in this friendly introduction to dyeing your own fiber. Beginning dyers can gain confidence by ... Read full review
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