6 Yarn Dyeing Techniques

6 Yarn Dyeing Techniques for Different Color Patterns If you’ve followed FiberArtsy for a while, you know that over the years, I’ve explored lots of techniques for dyeing different yarn colors and patterns. There are many, many ways of how to dye art yarn and each hand dyer has his or her own unique process. […]

How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker

How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker. How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker or Crock Pot. Learn how to heat set wool dyes with this slow cooker (or Crock Pot) dyeing technique. Over the years, I’ve explored many different methods of how to dye yarn and I just realized that I never […]

Wool Yarn Dyeing Techniques – Semi Solid Yarn

Wool Yarn Dyeing Techniques – Dyeing Semi Solid Yarn. Learn how to Hand Dye Semi Solid Yarn with tone variations with this super simple wool yarn dyeing technique. So, while researching and testing various methods of dyeing gradient or ombre yarn, instead of achieving a gradient yarn I figured out how to dye semi solid […]

How to Dye Speckled Yarn

Learn How to Dye Speckled Yarn (also called Sprinkled Yarn) I took a little break from fiber and dyeing last week to play with alcohol inks … oh, what fun! Anyhoo, back to yarn this week with a tutorial on how to dye speckled yarn. Speckled, sprinkled, spotted yarn – whatever you want to call […]

How to Kettle Dye Yarn and Fiber

How to Kettle Dye Yarn, Sheep Wool and Alpaca Fiber A few years ago, I shared a tutorial on how to Kettle Dye Yarn and I decided it was time for an update. The information in that post is all good but the photos are … well …. not so much. This was very early in […]

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans Here comes another experiment in my Natural Dyeing Series. Did you know that you can dye fabric and yarn with food? Before the invention of synthetic dyes, people dyed all of their fabrics and yarn with natural things like tea, onion skins, red cabbage and other plant materials. So, […]