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Shetland for Fractal + silk

Created in this Craftsy class

Spinning Dyed Fibers taught by Felicia Lo

Don't spin out of control! Felicia Lo, founder of SweetGeorgia Yarns, shows you how to spin yarn confidently in the colors you've always wanted.

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Category Spinning
Style Funky
Kathy Riggs on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Acid dyes, soft Shetland roving, silk

Kathy Riggs on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Success in color separation

Kathy Riggs on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't use too much dye powder. Oi.....

Kathy Riggs on craftsy.com

WOW! WOW! WOW! Great color Kathy. They turned out really well. Thanks so much for sharing. :-)

02/19/2013 Flag

Turns out there was some migrant florescent magenta remaining. This dyed Shetland became the Hippie Freak Yarn. The yarn was finished with a hot vinegar & Dawn dish liquid bath, allowed to cool, then a clear final water rinse. Still learning

02/28/2013 Flag