Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Egg dyes on yarn:


  • The yarn is an 8/2's ~800 ypp mohair, originally a sad taupe color.
  • The dyes are the left over food dyes from the eggs.
  • The finished yarn is "to die (dye?) for!!"

Each skein is about 200 yds. I'll use these as a substitute for the rug wool in Jason Collingwood's workshop in two weeks.

6 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:32 PM

    WOW---those colors are georgous !!
    What egg dyes did you use?

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  2. Wow! Those are beautiful! Interesting, too, how the dyes translate from egg to wool.

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  3. These are stunning! Can you tell us more about the process you used to dye the yarn?

    I can't wait to see what you create in Jason's class.

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  4. Yummy! Absolute eye candy! Easter egg dyes are so much fun, aren't they.

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  5. The yarn is beautiful! Who knew that eggs dyes would give such vibrant colours on yarn!

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  6. You're taking Jason's class?!
    I've been tossing taking his class in May, it's a long drive and can't make up my mind about the time and money. Leaning that direction more with each day, especially as I just started the process of getting the loom ready for my first shaft-switching rug.

    What warp will you use?

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tie in the loose ends...