Dying Hand Spun Yarn

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Used Gaywool Dye to dye hand spun 2 ply wool. Dyed natural wool hand spun yellow & pumpkin but then over-dyed grey hand spun for rich tones of chocolate , blue and cinnamon. Attempted to hand paint grey roving but didn’t like the results. Colors didn’t work. Over-dyed hand painted roving with purple and magenta with less success; it matted. But after going through the hand carder several times and adding a little bling … the roving was lovely and spun up beautifully.

Tropical Twister


2 Responses to “Dying Hand Spun Yarn”

  1. Mark says, November 13th, 2012 at 2:47 am

    Hi there. I stole your picture of your left sock :( I hope you dont mind? Im a programmer and i am busy finishing of a windows 8 application im going to call “my missing left sock” i want it to be a social site where people share stories and make friends :) Well as i said i needed a photo for the site and i stole yours. I hope you dont mind. Here it is here https://www.facebook.com/MyMissingLeftSock i did stick a link back to seabreeze :) Mark

  2. Tropical Twister says, December 2nd, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Your welcome to my “left foot” and have fun on facebook :)

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