Dye Yarn with Kool-Aid!

Updated! I love to dye yarn with Kool-Aid!! Why? It’s super easy. If I’m in the mood to quickly dye some yarn, but don’t want to pull out my professional Acid Dyes, I just reach for some packets of Kool-Aid. They are color fast and food safe so you can use whatever pots and pans […]

The Walnuts are dropping… Time to dye!

Yep, it’s time to put the helmets on the alpacas again! Those black walnuts crash down like little bombs. Much earlier than normal. The drought? Which reminded me of my natural dyeing experiment last fall. Here’s a recap ….. Since a billion black walnuts came crashing down this year I thought, maybe it’s time to […]

Baby it’s HOT outside!!! So let’s just Solar Dye

As we were all complaining about the oppressive heat this weekend, a friend mentioned solar dyeing some fiber. DUH! Why didn’t I think of that??                 So, I grabbed some alpaca fiber that was already washed, popped it in some gallon zip bags with hot water and vinegar. […]