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Dye Your Own Mini Skeins of Wool - STAFF ONLY


Dye Your Own Mini Skeins of Wool to Knit a Striped Cowl

Inspired by “The Most Colorful Places in the World”

The inspiration for the theme of “The Most Colorful Places in the World” comes from a Conde Naste Traveler article of the same name (https://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/most-colorful-places-in-the-world). Come join us in celebrating the joy of color and the love of yarn in this dyeing class.

Using a technique developed by the instructor, students will dye twenty-four mini skeins of wool yarn.  Each mini-skein of yarn will be dyed a different color.  Students will separate their original undyed skein of yarn into twenty-four 20-yard mini skeins.  After dying the yarn in class, students will wash and dry their dyed yarn at home.  Information about the structure of wool and the chemistry of the dying process will be discussed in class.

All materials are included in the class fee: One undyed skein of yarn for dying, one full-size skein of yarn hand dyed in a contrasting silver gray color, all dye solutions.

The mini skeins and contrasting yarn will be enough to make a striped cowl.  The pattern for knitting the sample striped cowl will be provided along with links to alternate knitting patterns that use mini-skeins.

Class Preparation
Students can pick up their undyed skein of yarn to divide it into twenty-four 20-yard skeins.  Equipment and instructions to do this will be provided. This takes about 1 – 2 hours to complete.  The undyed skein must be picked up by Friday, July 19, in order to divide it and be ready for class on Monday, July 22.  Please bring the mini skeins and equipment to class.

KEY CLASS DETAILS:

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Minimum to run class: 6 students
  • Maximum: 10 students
  • Cancelation Policy: This is a Guest Instructor workshop and registration fees are not refundable or exchangeable. Please see the main class page.

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