If you're ready to make unique hand-dyed yarn, expert dye instructor Sarah Eyre is here to show you how. Start learning how to craft custom fibers with tips for setting up your dye space, choosing materials and preparing your yarn. Once your supplies are all in place, you'll find out how to create eye-catching solid, semi-solid, variegated and speckled yarns using superwash wool, silk blends and untreated farm wool. Along the way, Sarah will explain dyeing best practices, how to troubleshoot slip-ups, where to find color inspiration and how to start mastering this fun, rewarding technique. By the end of class, you'll be able to safely create vibrant yarns at home.
Add the optional Dyeables Kit (link under Additional Supplies Needed below) to your class and receive 10 skeins of gorgeous Cloudborn yarn in your choice of fiber. The undyed, superwash yarn takes dye like a dream, so whether it's your first foray into hand-dyeing or your fiftieth, you're sure to be successful!
Meet Sarah Eyre, expert dyer and fiber artist. She'll introduce you to the benefits of home dyeing, then help you choose yarns, dyes, and safe, easy-to-use mordants. Next, you'll set up your dye space with tools and supplies you can dedicate to dyeing, and already have on hand.
Learn how to prep your yarn for dyeing, how to create rich solid colors with superwash wool, and how to wash and rinse your dyed fibers.
Working with a wool and silk blend, Sarah will teach you the veil technique for radiant semi-solid colors and share her tips for layering colors for glowing, beautiful results.
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