Sunday, August 06, 2006

Handdye Yarn Update!!!

Hey youguys~~~ Saturday was really long for me because i was dyeing for whole day!! I got really tired after evening..I just gone to the bed early. You guys dont know about dyeing is lot of work!! Too much!!! List bottom


1. Wash the yarn with soap...to soften the out the yarn
2. I have to put the yarn into warm vingered water for 20min....to make it soak the dye fast!!
3. Part of vinger into hot water...Mix with acid dye!!!
4. Squeeze out from vinger water.
5. Cover all the area with balck garbage bag!!
6. Put the yarn into the top of garbage bag... start to paint the dye into the yarn
7. After all painted, roll into P.warp.
8. Put into steamer with hot water. Steam it for 20min!!!
9.Take the yarn out wash with warm water...Many times..Ontill, yarn dye is are not coming out!!
10. Let it dry it over night!!!!
11. Reskein the yarn
12 Make a lable done!!!!

You can see this all the stop!!!!! See more dye process!!!! Here

I will show you more pic..when i finsh reskein the dye-yarn!!! SEE Ya

4 comments:

Knit Picking said...

Great colors! Can't wait to see the creative names you always chose :)

Cheryl said...

Just gorgeous!! Looks like you had lots of fun!!

KnitXcorE said...

i also dyed some yarn this w/e!!! what a mess!!!!! I'll post pics soon.... yours is beautiful, gr8 job!

Allison said...

Have you tried dyeing alpaca?

http://cgi.ebay.com/DYE-YOUR-OWN-Baby-ALPACA-Yarn-Misti-WORSTED-218-yd-hank_W0QQitemZ300014001924QQihZ020QQcategoryZ36591QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItem&refid=store

I would be curious to see how it comes out, since I've never dyed yarn before.