Breaking Wilton’s Violet Food Coloring on Handpainted Roving

Breaking Wilton’s Violet Food Coloring on Handpainted Roving

I am a little giddy in the filming on this video because the day of filming a spinning wheel arrived on my doorstep! This dyeing video where I did a lot of flying by the seat of my pants ended up being a beautiful example of how the different colors that make up Wilton’s Violet Food Coloring Break (separate) to give you a multicolored yarn.

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Video Contents
0:00 Excitement over the new Spinning Wheel
0:54 Mixing the Dyes
4:02 Mixing some dyes that I end up not using in the project
5:27 Giddly painting the roving with Wilton’s Violet Food Coloring
10:06 Wrapping up the roving in seran wrap to head in the microwave
10:34 In the microwave
11:23 Unwrapping the roving (and lots of excitement over the color)
12:50 Washing the Roving
13:25 Hung up to dry
14:54 The Dried and braided Roving
15:51 The Finished 2-ply yarn created from this roving dyed in this video

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