Thursday, August 31, 2017

Autumn Color Preparation

 Here's something I haven't done in a long time-dye some yarn! 
 Dee of PointyLittleSticks blog is doing a KAL 
which will begin on September 1, 
 highlighting Autumn colors.
 I have plenty of wool but needed a pop of color for the leaves affect 
I pictured in my head!  
So I dyed two skeins since the first one turned out so well!
It was a great day to dry them outside!
 The bottom skein is worsted weight yarn in a downy wool 
and the top skein is fingering weight superwash Merino.
 Here is side one of the worsted skein
 and side two.
 This is the sock yarn-side one
and side two. 
 I left a bit more undyed spots for this one 
to give the impression of a speckled yarn.  
We will see how they turn out on Friday!


  1. Pretty colors! We are all excited to see autumn coming closer!

  2. Beautiful colors! Keeping some bare areas is a good idea, and I plan to do that on the next batch I dye.

  3. They turned out so well. Gorgeous colors. Excited to see your start tomorrow!!

  4. Wow! They turned out beautifully! Can't wait to see them knit up.

  5. Fun colors. I see Maple trees in there

  6. Perfect!!! It may not feel like fall around here for ages but I am getting a bad case of the Halloween bug. It must be that Witches Brew candle I am burning.


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