A Yarn Dyeing Fail?

Okay, we try things over at Adventures with Andi. They don’t always work, but we try them.   Like in this week’s episode, when we dyed a yarn cake by injecting copper food coloring into it, then putting the cake in a teal dye bath.   I gotta admit, I… Continue reading

Overdyeing Brown Alpaca Yarn

When I dye yarn, I typically start with a bare (aka, white) yarn. But what happens if you start with a brown yarn instead? We had some extra dye while filming an episode of Adventures with Andi, so we decided to overdye some brown alpaca yarn. We found that changing… Continue reading

Cram Jar Dyeing with a Twist

Cram jar dyeing is one of my favorite ways to dye yarn. You stuff a skein of yarn into a jar, adding drops of food coloring or sprinkling Kool-Aid or other dry dye powder as you go. Then, you pour water in so it spreads the dye throughout the yarn…. Continue reading