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Hand Painting Yarn 

 

 

Join us for this fun, colorful class as wel learn the basics of dyeing..  Handpainting your skeins gives you the opportunity to present somthing unique to your clients.

 

Participants will 'hand paint' a provided skein of 100% alpaca yarn using fiber reactiv dyes, then heat set the dyes using a microwave.  Small sampler skeins of alpaca blend yarns will also be provided to experiment and see the effect the dyes have on the blends.  Participants will take home their hand painted skeins of yarn along with the skills necessary to do the task at home.

 

Different dye materials will be discussed including the advantages/disadvantages of each along with different techniques of dying the skeins.

 

Participants should bring al large zipper type plastic bag to take home your damp skeins in.  Wear clothes you are not afraid to get dye on!!  Rubber gloves will be provided.  Dyes will be premixed so masks are not necessary (technique will be discussed).  An old towel is also recommended.

 

Materials Fee:  $25 per person includes yarns, dyes and all materials necessary to complete project during class.

 

Class limit:  20 students

 

 

Dying with easter egg coloring
Dying with easter egg coloring