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Results are in! I am surprisingly pleased. To prepare the combed top I first made sure I had four individual dye baths so I could modify each dye bath. I used a food warming appliance. I find this appliance keeps the heat at a constant low temperature so I could avoid felting the top. Next…Continue reading “Pomegranate & Combed Top”
Dye With Pomegranate!
Experiments With Natural Dyes & Combed Top.
I can’t explain it…dyeing fibre with Botanicals is amazing! This week I dyed some Superwash merino/bamboo/nylon combed top with an extract called cochineal. I purchased a kit from Miawa that contained a variety of extracts; they are located just across the Strait of Georgia from me. I used modifiers to obtain different colours. The lightContinue reading “Sneak Peek”