This summer, "the girls" and I undertook a yarn-related project. The two older girls (older is relative) had requested knitted purses. I had read an article about dying yarn with Kool Aid. How can you pass up a perfect storm such as this?
I ordered several skeins of Knit Picks Bare (varying weights and fiber content). I downloaded the Knit Picks Kool Aid Dyeing Tutorial. We were ready to roll! The girls
Stroll, fingering weight, superwash wool/nylon), I used a two quart glass pitcher for dyeing.
Finished skeins (in the same order).
This is the strawberry-watermelon/berry blue purse with silver beads.
Eros). Another improvised design. (Felted measurement: approximate 6" wide)
Skew in Koigu pppm (colorway 145). This is my second pair of Skew. I love the concept of the pattern, but the easement through the ankle leaves a bit to be desired when putting them on. Once they are on, they fit like a glove.
Alas, these are destined for other feet (as soon as they have a bath - the socks that is).