Created by: Juliekins
Project

Dying the LB Fisherman's Wool

What are you most proud of? The accidental variegation. Knitting in one color is all well and good, but knitting in a variegated color yarn is that much more fun AND much more easier to count rows and stitches! NOTE: Next time, I need to wear gloves. my fingers are a bit on the purple side from when I was mixing the dye! HAHAHA. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do SMALL trials first - 5 yard pieces of yarn first. And keep trying. I did 10 different sample runs before I found the right amount (for me!) of kool-aid in the pot for this project.

You Can Make This

Juliekins made Dying the LB Fisherman's Wool with:

  • Yarn enough + excess for errors and trials
  • A box or other sturdy container the is a yard Koolaid
  • Wilton's cake dyes

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The accidental variegation. Knitting in one color is all well and good, but knitting in a variegated color yarn is that much more fun AND much more easier to count rows and stitches! NOTE: Next time, I need to wear gloves. my fingers are a bit on the purple side from when I was mixing the dye! HAHAHA. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do SMALL trials first - 5 yard pieces of yarn first. And keep trying. I did 10 different sample runs before I found the right amount (for me!) of kool-aid in the pot for this project.

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Skill Level

Intermediate

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