Color Mixing Jacquard Primaries, with Bonus Math Fail!

Now that I’ve taken the plunge into commercial acid dyes, I’m building a color swatch catalog that I can reference for dyeing yarn a specific shade. That means color mixing exercises — starting with triangle dyeing. I’m going to need to do this a bunch of times — partly because… Continue reading

We Grew Radishes! So I Painted Them

Radishes have been one of my favorite vegetables since I was a kid. I love the spicy flavor — which, pro tip if you have to eat low FODMAP like me, makes a great substitute for onions. (*sigh* I miss red onions.) When we put in two raised bed gardens… Continue reading

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