Yarns to Dye For

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Interweave Press, May 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
Beginning and veteran knitters alike can learn how to produce homemade self-patterning yarns with this easy, step-by-step guide. Instructions are provided for choosing materials and equipment, skeining and preparing yarn, and painting and dyeing the yarn--all with materials that are found in most grocery and craft stores. Twenty-five quick projects, each presented with dyeing and knitting instructions, will help develop the reader's technique and produce exciting, colorful garments, including gloves, mittens, scarves, and even a summer shell. Guidelines for modifying projects, tips on embellishing, and ideas for leftover yarn are also included.

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Yarns to Dye For : Creating Self-Patterning Yarns for Knitting

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Sock knitters are fond of those self-patterning wool yarns that are dyed to create seemingly complex color patterns and yet require no more effort than simply knitting from the ball. Big-needle ... Read full review


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About the author (2005)

Kathleen Taylor is a freelance knitwear designer. She is the author of Knit One, Felt Too. She lives in Redfield, South Dakota.

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