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Dye Lessons

Dyes and color in the classroom.

Easter Egg Dye Project
How to dye some eggs and wool this Easter with natural dyes you can find in your kitchen.

Red Cabbage and pH
Adding vinegar to red cabbage dye turns it red, adding baking soda or ammonia turns it green or blue.

Natural Dye Lesson Plans
Make dye with blueberries, onions, spinach

Natural Dyes
Goldenrod, walnut; dyes of the 18th and 19th Century

Fish Silk Resist
Painting on silk – with a fish theme

Color and Dye Chemistry
How light is perceived as color

Dye Information
Information about working with dyes and colour.

How to Make a Dye Box
Instructions for how to make a dye box in order to stay safe when working with chemicals.

How to Make a Solar Oven

Natural Dyes
Information and dye recipes for using natural and vegetable dyes and mordants.

Synthetic Dyes
Information about working with synthetic dyes and how to dye yarn.

Dye Books: Beginner Dyeing

Color by Accident: Low-Water Immersion Dyeing
A guide for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics with 54 dye recipes.
UK: Color by Accident

The Yarn Lover’s Guide to Hand Dyeing: Beautiful Color and Simple Knits
A variety of hand-dyeing processes, including faux ikat, quick stovetop techniques that yield tons of color; space dyeing, a way to dye already knitted pieces; and trouble-free methods for immersion and handpainting.
UK: Yarn Lovers Guide to Hand Dyeing

Yarns to Dye For
Instructions are provided for choosing materials and equipment, skeining and preparing yarn, and painting and dyeing yarn.
UK: Yarns to Dye for

Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques
Kindle Version:
Hand-dye yarn and fleece right in the kitchen using dip-dyeing, tie-dyeing hand-painting, and other inventive techniques.
UK: Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece

Dyes and Mordants

 

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Sock Yarn, Fingering Weight, Hanks, Mini Skeins, Huge Lot of 90, 2250+ Yards - Current price: $135.00

Jacquard Cochineal 4 Oz Jar - Current price: $49.99

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