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Meet Sarah Eyre, expert dyer and fiber artist. She’ll introduce you to the benefits of home dyeing, then help you choose yarns, dyes, and safe, easy-to-use mordants. Next, you’ll set up your dye space with tools and supplies you can dedicate to dyeing, and already have on hand.
Preparing Yarns & Dyeing Solid Colors (27:40)
Learn how to prep your yarn for dyeing, how to create rich solid colors with superwash wool, and how to wash and rinse your dyed fibers.
Semi-Solids With Silk Blends (17:36)
Working with a wool and silk blend, Sarah will teach you the veil technique for radiant semi-solid colors and share her tips for layering colors for glowing, beautiful results.
Speckled With Untreated Wool (16:52)
Follow along as Sarah teaches you to work with untreated farm wool and a very fun speckled dye technique that’s great with this rustic fiber. With Sarah’s help, you’ll see why letting go of perfection and uniformity is the most satisfying approach to hand dyeing.
Dyeing Variegated Yarns (18:26)
Learn to create gorgeous variegated yarns with multiple colors that sing together. You’ll see how easy it is to find inspiration all around you and even keep good records of your dye practice.
Drying, Finishing & Next Steps (12:06)
Finally, Sarah will share some best practices for drying your dyed yarns and twisting them into hanks. She’ll also cover proper storing, along with tips for knitting and crocheting with hand-dyed fibers. Then, soak up her ideas for taking the next steps in dyeing to continue exploring this deeply rewarding craft.
Sarah Eyre has been working as a dyer for more than 10 years. She opened two independent textile and dyeworks companies: The Sanguine Gryphon and Cephalopod Yarns. When not experimenting with a new colorway, Sarah enjoys teaching yarn, fiber and silk dyeing, working as an editor at Cooperative Press, and thinking up hand-dyeing recipes for her latest book.
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