Dyes

Dye Information Index

Dye Information

Dye Information – Links to Information for beginners about how to dye yarns, dye recipes.

Crock Pot Dyes
How to dye yarn in a slow cooker.

Make a Dye Box
Instructions for how to make a dye box in order to stay safe when working with chemicals.

Lichen Dyed Slippers
A workshop on lichen dyes and a free pattern for knitted slippers.

Rainbow Dyeing
Creating a multitude of unique rainbow shades is quite easy.

Handspun Silk Top
A demonstration of Rainbow-dyed silk dyeing.
Mirror Warp Throw Project
This mirror warp throw project demonstrates the technique of overdyeing unmatched wool yarns to
create harmonious colors.

Urine, Fleece and Natural Dyes
Did you know that urine has been used as a mordant for natural dyes?

3 to 120
A color dye study to create 120 rainbow shades from 3 prime colours.

Solar Oven
Make a solar oven for dyeing yarns using a cardboard box.

About Batik
The Big on Batik site gives information about this resist dye technique.

Information Sheets
G & S Dye has informative instruction sheets on Procion and Acid dyes, immersion and direct
application, silk painting, microwave dyeing, marbling and other ways to use dye.

Make a Dye Box
Instructions for how to make a dye box in order to stay safe when working with chemicals.

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Natural Dyes Index

Natural Dyes
Information and dye recipes for using natural and vegetable dyes and mordants.

Dye Lessons
Dye lessons and projects for the classroom.

Synthetic Dyes
Information about working with synthetic dyes.

Natural Dye Books
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Botanical Colour at your Fingertips
The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen and Cotton at Home
A Weaver’s Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers

The Rainbow Beneath My Feet: A Mushroom Dyer’s Field Guide
Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants and Make Natural Dyes
A Heritage of Colour: Natural Dyes Past and Present by Jenny Dean (2014-06-10)
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use