Space Dyeing a Cake of Yarn with Easter Egg Dye Pellets

Space Dyeing a Cake of Yarn with Easter Egg Dye Pellets

Dyeing a wound cake of yarn produces stunning asymmetric colorways. In this dyeing experiment we are going to use Easter Egg Dye Kit Pellets placed inside and around the ball of yarn. Enjoy!

Music: “Coffee Shop Renegade” by Free Parking Band http://www.freeparkingband.com

Video Contents (Skip ahead to the part you need!)
[0:00] Introduction and adding dye pellets to the center of the yarn cake
[1:38] Setting up the dyebath
[2:21] Adding the dye
[4:25] 10 min after adding dye
[4:43] Turning off the heat (after 40 min)
[5:11] Removing the cake from the dyebath
[6:25] Unwinding the cake
[6:57] The unwashed gradient(NOT SHOWN: Washing the skein with cool water and dish soap.)
[7:28] Conclusions

For free patterns and dyeing tutorials visit http://www.chemknits.com

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