We had a spectacular class! The students were so creative and inquisitive. They wanted to just see what would happen if they did variations on what I showed them. They were a little hesitant to start adding things to the vat, So I did the first batch, but after that they jumped in and did … Continue reading Indigo Dye Class at South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum
I’ll teach Beginning Nalbinding and Dye Color Theory at NCFF this year. Hope to see you there! https://northcountryfiberfair.org/shop
Thanks to all for the colorway naming help! CHEMISTRY had the most votes and it fits quite well.
Since my crew and I are stuck at home for the holidays (it’s for the best in this case), thought I’d bust out the dye pot and work on my dye notebook. Today’s color exploration is chartreuse. Wish me luck!Just in case I don’t get to check in again before Christmas: May your holidays be … Continue reading
Birth of the Project“One thing I have struggled with as I’ve been dyeing yarn with acid dyes is how to achieve a particular color I have in my head. ” a quote from Cari’s article that started my dye experiment tracking journey. I too struggle with being able to make a specific color I want … Continue reading Playing with Dyes and Colorways – The Dye Notebook Project
My hubby and father-in-law have witnessed my obsessiveness this week. But it will pay dividends when I need to reproduce a color! (And it came in handy already for the Frosted Winterberries yarn I dyed yesterday.)
Understanding Colour: Variegateds, from Gentle to Wild - SpaceCadet Inc: Hand-dyed Yarns for Knitters and Crocheters More colorway verbage help from SpaceCadet. (And those colors…drool)
Understanding Colour: Solids vs Semi Solids vs Tonals - SpaceCadet Inc Great explanation by SpaceCadet.
Shy Red Fox: Playing with Dyes (CMYK) - PreviewSome colors work very well this way and some do not. Part 1 of this color exploration.
I’m studying using Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black to make dye colors. Think CMYK color printing percentages.Some of my samples as I work on particular colorways. The oranges and blue were from a different colorway.If you’re not familiar with CMYK its from modern color theory (using cyan, magenta, yellow and black - instead of red, … Continue reading Playing with Dyes (CMYK) – Preview