Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Out of the dye pot

I am currently involved in two yarn swaps with the themes "Spring" and "A painting of your choice"

I thought i would try out some acid dyes for the firs time for these swaps and i am SUPER impressed with the results.

For the painting swap, my swapee chose this painting as inspiration
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here is the yarn drying after dyeing it

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Amd reskiened ready to go!

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For the "Spring" swap i decided to go for a "Lion in the Meadow' theme with golden yellows and grassy greens.

here it is being rinsed....

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Drying.......
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And i cant believe i didnt take a photo of it all balled up before sending! doh!

i have so far recieved my "Spring" swap and it was to "dye" for ;)
It was themed "lettuce seedlings"

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Cant wait to recieve my painting one!

2 comments:

Rachael (weegee) said...

Oh they are beautiful! I especially love the lavendar fields one. Makes me want to learn to knit ;-)

Rainbow Child said...

aww thanks!! i am super proud of them too :)

You really should learn how to knit, ive only been knitting for 4 months or so but completly addicted hehe.

Learning is the easy part, deciding what projects to cast on when you have 100 in your queue is the hard part hahaha