Snow Dyeing Yarn with KoolAid

Snow Dyeing Yarn with KoolAid

This February we got a LOT of snow. I decided to take advantage of the snow and use it for some snow dyeing experiments. What will happen if you use melting snow as a method to apply dye from KoolAid to 100% wool yarn? Watch and find out!

Video Contents (Skip ahead to the part you need!)
[0:00] Introduction & Setup of the Dyeing Experiment
[1:20] Putting Snow on the Yarn
[3:23] Sprinkling the KoolAid Dye on the snow
[6:21] T = 20 min
[6:52] T = 1 hour
[8:30] T = 1.5 hrs
[10:40] T = 2.5 hrs
[11:23] T = 4 hrs
[12:38] All the snow is melted! T = 5+ hrs
[12:48] The next morning, preparing the fiber for microwaving
[17:26] In the microwave
[18:02] Cooling down
[18:39] Washing the fiber
[20:15] Final reveal of the yarn and conclusions

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