You don't need to be DaVinci or a Rocket Scientist to dye wool yarn in yummy, vibrant, custom colors - with inexpensive products that are safe enough to eat.
If you can follow the directions on a cake box....you can dye wool yarn. Using ingredients found in the baking section of large grocery stores (plus vinegar, which is a few aisles over).
Soon, no orphaned skein in the LYS, no scrap in the stash, no wool, cashmere, llama, yak, silk, or nylon sweater in the thrift store will be safe.
(Food color won't dye acrylic yarn. Food color won't dye cotton or other plant fibers permanently).
More than a dozen pages on how food color works, hand paint and immersion dyeing, creating pastel colors, thrifty vinegar tricks, the mysteries of red food color, choosing a black, dyeing wool/nylon blends and more!
Watch self-striping, Kool-Aid color formulas, hand paint and immersion, dyeing skeins that harmonize, and breaking black videos.
Each video has its own page of instructions and hints.
Over a dozen (and ever expanding) pages of base yarn with photos so you can see how they dye up. 100% wool, blends and superwash.
Don't toss it in the closet and forget it! Overdye that yarn into something you'll love. Works for recycled yarn, too. Bunches of pre-colored yarn turned into hundreds of other colors.
Go to the top right of the page and enter a word in the box "Google Custom". Click the magnifying glass icon in the gray box.
You'll get a list of DyeYourYarn pages with that word.
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