Have you wanted to dye yarn like a professional indie dyer but not known where to start? Or, if you’re already a dyer, are you ready to sharpen your techniques, get more consistency, and learn new methods? This fast-paced, action-packed, yarn-dyeing intensive is the workshop for you!
During this concept-oriented class, you’ll learn a variety of techniques using professional Nylomine dyes on protein fibers. The techniques include:
- perfect single-hue solid,
We will discuss how dyes work, why yarn weight and composition matter, as well as the idiosyncrasies of variegated yarns. We’ll also touch on patterning and pooling of hand-dyed yarns in a finished project.
Learning to dye yarn like a pro will challenge you and give you lifelong skills. And, you get to leave class with all your beautifully dyed yarns!
Materials fee: $105 includes nine 100g skeins of quality yarn (varying weights and compositions), use of dyes, auxiliaries, and accoutrements including drying apparatus.
You must bring these supplies:
- Iwatani 12,000 BTU butane burner with 3 canisters of butane
- Electric Steamer like the Oster Double Tiered Steamer on Amazon
- 12-24 quart stainless steel pot
OR if you don’t want to bring any supplies: $160 covers the materials above and SHARED use of Natalie’s equipment.