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Your yarn dyeing

Elsie G. Davenport

Your yarn dyeing

a book for handweavers and spinners.

by Elsie G. Davenport

  • 108 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Select Books in Tarzana, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published:London:Sylvan Press, 1953.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13829992M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davenport, Elsie G. Your yarn dyeing. Pacific Grove, Calif., Craft & Hobby Book Service [, ©].   Yarn Works is the ultimate sheep to sweater reference book for fiber enthusiasts everywhere. Have you ever wondered what the best spin method is for a chunky yarn? Or how to dye fiber to the color you want? Or perhaps your yarn isn't holding its shape when you knit /5(5).

The Woolery offers a complete selection of books for fiber and yarn dyeing. The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site. Little Book of Yarn Dyeing Second Edition () By Suzie Blackman “A highly practical book(let) for folk who know a bit about yarn and want to take the next step incredibly clear and helpful instructions for anyone who wants to learn the whole process of dyeing at home in their own kitchen” – Phil Saul, The Twisted Yarn read full review.

The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes presents everything you need to know about using garden weeds to flowers, herbs and vegetable scraps in order to dye your fabric, yarn and other natural materials. Stunning photography accompanies easy to follow instructions that will have you exploring your kitchen, garden or backyard for new and exciting ways to dye your natural materials. Learn the fibre arts online with the School of SweetGeorgia. Explore our video courses and workshops for knitting, spinning, weaving, and dyeing.


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Your yarn dyeing by Elsie G. Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques by Gail Callahan | out of 5 stars Your Yarn Dyeing Unknown Binding – January 1, by Elsie Davenport (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover from $Author: Elsie Davenport. Discover the colorful joys of hand dyeing your own yarn and fleece.

It’s easy, fun, and can be done right in your own kitchen. Self-taught dyer Gail Callahan shows you a variety of simple techniques to turn plain, outdated, or leftover yarn into vibrant “new” fibers using ovens, crockpots, frying pans, and other standard kitchen equipment/5().

Your Yarn Dyeing: A Book for Handweavers and Spinners Hardcover – January 1, by Elsie G. Davenport (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other Author: Elsie G. Davenport. Spinning, Dyeing & Felting books are a fantastic way to explore new creative techniques, expand your knowledge base and find creative inspiration.

Let our great Your yarn dyeing book of books help get you started on your next fiber arts adventure. Yarn dyeing opened up a whole new world of color for me.

There is nothing quite so rewarding as taking a plain, white skein of wool yarn, adding some yarn dyes and turning it into something magical. In this beginner’s guide for dyeing yarn and dyeing wool, I’m going to share with you the secrets I learned over many years of hand dyeing and working with various types of wool.

The Little Book Of Yarn Dyeing is available right now, here on It’s A Stitch Up website. It’s priced at £ and she ships worldwide. It’s priced at £ and she ships worldwide. Suzie very kindly sent me the free copy that I’m reviewing here, and now I’m eyeing up kitchen equipment that could be pressed into service for dyeing.

Hand-dyeing your own yarns can sound like a challenge, but fear not. This comprehensive guide will help you through all the basics while avoiding the pitfalols that new dyers usually encounter, leaving you with the yarns you love in the colours you want to knit.

The book includes plenty of step-by-step photographs to guide you through all the Reviews: Let your yarn simmer until the dye is taken up (or exhausted) and the water is clear. Examples of Solid Dyed Yarns.

Semi Solid or Tonal Yarn. Semi Solid or Tonal Dyed Yarn is yarn that has been dyed with various strengths of the same color. Some areas are lighter and some are darker with stronger tones of the same dye color. Prepare the dye bath.

After your yarn has soaked, place it in your dye bath and cover with water. To dye your single ball of yarn, add sachets of Kool-Aid, depending on how intense you want your colours.

To dye your yarn with the Wilton colours, add with toothpicks so the intensity gradually increases to your desired shade. Yarns to Dye For. Create your own self-patterning yarns—no previous dyeing experience required. • $ • in‑stock. Add to cart. Earthues Natural Dye Instruction Book. The cover may be black and white but don't let it fool you.

Colors are everywhere in nature. However, to. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about yarn dyeing kit. Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are yarn dyeing kit for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average.

The most common yarn dyeing kit material is cotton. The most popular color. You guessed it: blue. Dyeing. Working with fibers and dyes is a lot of fun. You can follow a lot of rules or you can experiment and see what the results turn out to be. Either way, you end up with something that is more personal that you will treasure.

The Woolery offers an extensive selection of yarn and fiber dyes. Shop our dyeing. Dye Bath. Now I knew I needed heat to make the dye really adhere to the yarn and I had seen hand dyers usually dye on the stovetop, so I figured that is where I would start.

For the Turmeric I looked at a couple articles that said you had to let it simmer for minute to allow the actual powder to dissolve so that was the first step.

I made. Yarns to Dye For Dyeing Book. Author: Kathleen Taylor pgs. (paper,color) Create your own self-patterning yarns—no previous dyeing experience required.

Do you love those expensive, imported yarns that magically knit up into graduated bands of color, stripes, Fair Isle and zigzag patterns. Kathleen Taylor guides you through each step Brand: Interweave Press, LLC. For most yarn dyeing techniques, the yarn needs to be soaked in some sort of liquid solution prior to dyeing.

Also, if you do not wash your yarn after dyeing, a multitude of problems can occur. Yarn that still has acid in it will be rough to the touch and often times irritate most skin types. Discover the colorful joys of hand dyeing your own yarn and fleece.

It’s easy, fun, and can be done right in your own kitchen. Self-taught dyer Gail Callahan shows you a variety of simple techniques to turn plain, outdated, or leftover yarn into vibrant “new” fibers using ovens, crockpots, frying pans, and other standard kitchen equipment/5.

Fibre properties such as linear density, length and strength are considered in terms of their effects on yarn properties. Yarn spinning systems are briefly characterised; general yarn properties are discussed in relation to the various end-uses. Phases and possible scenarios of dyeing process for different types of fibres are outlined.

Cover your work space with plastic wrap; be sure to overlap a couple pieces as you are going to wrap the yarn in it and you don’t want dye to leak out. Lay out the yarn on the plastic wrap. Lay your yarn out flat over the plastic wrap.

Mix your dyes with hot tap water, making sure they are fully dissolved, and pour them into the squeeze. There are many different methods of dyeing your yarn, and I decided to hand paint it with my sponge brushes. Usually, I use squirt bottles, but superwash yarn tends to suck up the dye very quickly and the sponges allow me to apply the dye more evenly to a larger area than the squirt bottles.

Rita Buchanan’s A Dyer’s Garden: One of the best books you can buy on the subject, this book includes information on selecting plants, planting a dye garden, selecting and using mordants, and step-by-step instructions with exact measurements for dyeing yarn.

It seems to be out of print, but it’s well worth tracking down a used copy—it.Your yarn dyeing: a book for handweavers and spinners.

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Hand-dyed yarns are so sensuous, with their custom hues and rich blen /5(5).