Fiber Dye Day on the Farm

| 4/29/2014 1:52:00 PM

Tags: Farm, Sheep, Fiber Art, Spinning Yarn, Llama, Alpaca, Goat, Pam Blasko,

Dream Come True Fiber FarmHi, everyone, I'm back to share what I did this morning here on the farm. I spent the entire morning doing some small batch fiber dyeing. We are having quite the event here on the farm this weekend. I mentioned it in the previous post but it’s worth mentioning again. Suzy Brown, aka Wool Wench, is coming to the farm to do a workshop on blending fiber, art yarn spinning and plying. Suzy is from the Netherlands and is teaching a few workshops on the East Coast. We were to have some fibers dyed and ready to go. So this morning I got out my Goodwill purchased slow cookers and did some small batch dyeing to add to a color scheme that is in my mind. How I do my small batch dyeing is what I thought I would share with you today.

small batch dey tips and technique

Tools needed:

1. Slow cookers that will be used for dyeing only. I found all of mine at Goodwill for only a few dollars each.

2. I use Country Classic dyes. They are a one-step dye power. They can be purchased online.

3. water

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