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Suitable for knitters who might be thinking about dyeing their own yarn.
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May 10 Take your knitting a step further by dyeing the yarn before you knit it. Step-by-step projects and clear instructions make Dye One Knit One a great choice if you to try dyeing. It's easy to dive in and get started quickly on a dye project. The book is designed to be used as you work and is spiral bound so it stays open easily. As well as specifically helping you create the yarn you want (self-striping of tweed effects, for example) there's information about dyes and fibres which will help you choose the best match for your situation. As a final bonus, there are 11 patterns designed to show off your new hand-dyed yarns, including simple socks and a really quirky clock face. * Simply Knitting * Mar 10 If you've ever fancied dyeing your own yarn, this book could open up a whole new world of possibilities! Helen Deighan's love of dyeing yarn began when she couldn't find the right shade of yarn for a pattern - and decided to dye her own. This is a how-to book packed full of clear and concise information. It makes for an intriguing read as you discover all you need to know about dyeing yarn. If you're a beginner, you might want to first follow the instructions for dyeing in the section 'The quick and easy way'. Even experienced dyers will find useful nuggets of information inside this book. * Knit Today *About the Author:
As a professional textile artist, Helen Deighan has been making quilts since 1984. Initially working from existing patterns, she soon started developing her own designs. And, when she couldn't find the right colour or shade to fit - she dyed her own. Over the past ten years she has created many exciting dyeing effects using everyday household objects - from cat litter trays and drain pipes to her now famous plastic freezer bags! Helen's latest passion is designing and making textile coil pots.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR008786863