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


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

An introductory guide to hand dyeing yarns. 

4 Easy Steps to Tie Dyeing Yarn & Fiber, by Tulasi Zimmer

A very basic guide to dyeing variegated yarns.

Dyeing to Spin & Knit, by Felicia Lo

Sweet Georgia’s lead dyer and founder talks techniques and dye methods.

The Beginner’s Guide to Dyeing Fur, Feathers, and Wool using Acid Dyes, by Gary Bevers

A digital-only dye guide. 

Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece, by Gail Callahan

The Kangaroo Dyer divulges some of her secrets in this beginner’s dyeing book.

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