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with Sarah Eyre
Online Class

Next Steps in Yarn Dyeing

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Ready to delve deeper into the colorful world of hand-dyed yarn? Join fiber artist Sarah Eyre and explore a range of advanced yarn-dyeing techniques that you can do at home. Create gradient, self-striping and hand-painted yarn as you work with a variety of materials including sock blanks, raw fiber and more. By the end of class, you’ll be able to dye skeins in new creative ways and express your own unique aesthetic!


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h47m

Included in this Class

1. Overview

1. Overview

Meet expert dyer Sarah Eyre and begin by going over the tools you'll need to get started. Sarah explains how to dye safely, before diving into the science behind acid dyeing.

2. Gradients

2. Gradients

Achieve beautiful color transitions by knitting with gradients! In this lesson, see how to dye a set of gradient skeins, then work a gradient on a single skein using a sock blank.

3. Sock Blanks

3. Sock Blanks

Dyeing sock blanks unlocks a world of new possibilities. Find out how to apply stamping, self-striping and sprinkling techniques to create one-of-a-kind yarns. Then, experiment with your own techniques!

Recommended with this class

  • Dyes, citric acid and guar gum powder (details provided in your class materials)
  • Dedicated buckets, pots, measuring spoons , whisk and colander
  • Heat source (stove or hot plate)