How to Kettle Dye Yarn and Wool

Learn how to Kettle Dye Wool, Yarn and Alpaca Fiber or Roving 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 […]

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans

How to Dye Yarn or Fabric with Black Beans – a Natural Dyeing Tutorial 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 […]

Dye Self Striping Yarn without Special Tools

How to Dye Self Striping Yarn – Here’s an easy method for dyeing self striping sock yarn that does not require special, expensive special tools. Have you ever tried to dye self striping yarn? Ever notice that you need complicated (and expensive) tools like a warping board used with a loom? Well, I figured out […]

How to Naturally Dye Yarn with Black Walnuts (update)

How to Naturally Dye Yarn with Black Walnuts A few years ago, I shared with you my tutorial on how to naturally dye yarn with black walnuts. Well, it’s that time of year again, the black walnuts are dropping, so I thought I would update my yarn dyeing tutorial. I have learned a few more […]

Dyeing Yarn: A Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to dye your own beautiful yarn with this complete beginner’s guide Have you ever noticed that even with 1000’s of dyed yarn colorways and patterns, you somehow can’t find just the yarn you want for that certain knitting or crochet project? That’s always been my dilemma. And since I love to play with […]

More Shibori! Suji Dyed Felted Shawl

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m on a dyeing kick! Specifically, Shibori Dyeing. Did you see Part 1 on Kumo Dyeing a Silk Scarf? So many dyeing techniques, so little time! (Apparently I’m on a pink kick, too which is pretty funny if you know me) Unfortunately, I’ve had to rejoin the ‘real world’ and […]