Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece
Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece offers truly creative dyeing techniques. Gail Callahan begins the book with some tips to dye in a safe and environmentally friendly way. She explains properties of protein fibers and how to prepare animal based yarn and fiber to be dyed. But then comes the fun part! Any method of dyeing that you can imagine (and a few new ones on top of that) are explained in this book. Learn to immersion dye, steam dye, dip dye, or hand paint. Mix dye to create a whole color wheel. Dye roving, cones of yarn, or balls of yarn. Dyeing is fun and there are many techniques to try out! Then show off your colorful creation with any Gails knitting patterns or stitch patterns that look especially good with hand dyed yarn.