How to Start Dyeing Yarn

  • Rob Colon

I’m going to make a small assumption as the start of my writings here, and that is: if you’re thinking about dyeing your own yarn, it’s probably because you’ve been working with yarn and would like to dip your toes into having more creative power over the yarn and colors you work with. 

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You might simply want a fun craft project, like a hands-on experience that gives you a look into the world of...

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Top Books for Natural Dyers

  • Rob Colon

Thinking about pursuing natural dyeing your yarns? These are some of our top picks for great books on the subject. 

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The Modern Natural Dyer, by Kristine Vejar

This beautifully photographed guide outlines basic dyeing processes, recording and refining your dye experiments, and covers working with both full materials and powdered dyestuffs. 

Harvesting Color, by Rebecca Burgess

A regional and seasonal...

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Top Books for Natural Dyers

  • Rob Colon

Thinking about pursuing natural dyeing your yarns? These are some of our top picks for great books on the subject. 

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The Modern Natural Dyer, by Kristine Vejar

This beautifully photographed guide outlines basic dyeing processes, recording and refining your dye experiments, and covers working with both full materials and powdered dyestuffs. 

Harvesting Color, by Rebecca Burgess

A regional and seasonal...

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Top Books for Acid Dyeing

  • Rob Colon

Getting started dyeing your yarns using acid dyes? These are some of our top picks for great books on the subject. 

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Teach Yourself Visually Hand Dyeing, by Barbara Perry

A beginner’s approach to hand dyeing with step by step visual instructions.

Yarns to Dye For, by Kathleen Taylor

A guide to dyeing patterned and self striping yarns.

The Yarn Lover’s Guide to Hand Dyeing, by Linda La Belle

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