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  • Published: Camden, Me. : Down East Books, 2005.
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: 128 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0892726679 :

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Dyeing to knit : how to use and create your own beautiful hand-dyed yarns

by Eskeson, Elaine.

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Call number: 746.432 Es

Available Copies: Downtown 3rd Floor

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The magic of color: why dye your own yarn? -- Understanding color and color relationships -- The all-important color wheel -- Harmonies and contrasts -- Dyeing procedures -- A primer on washfast acid dyes -- Working with natural fibers -- Safety first! -- Setting up a dye studio -- Dyeing equipment -- Preparing yarn for dyeing -- Dye mixing and preparation -- How to dye solid colors -- How to space-dye yarn -- How to hand-paint yarn -- Dyeing different fibers together -- Overdyeing yarn -- Experimental dyeing techniques -- The design phase: knitting -- The all-important gauge -- Designing with hand-dyed yarns -- Sources of inspiration -- The patterns: projects for your hand-dyed yarn -- Solid color yarns -- Emily's baby sweater -- Rib and garter stitch scarf -- Rothko pullover -- Triangles child's sweater -- Bulky vest -- Cuff-to-cuff pullover -- Space-dyed yarns -- Child's woven pullover and hat -- Woven pullover and hat -- Basic beret -- Textured scarf -- Tee shirt -- Hand-painted yarns -- Gathered vest -- Zigzag pillow -- Fleece-lined mittens -- Slip stitch vest -- Maine bounty sweater -- Top down raglan pullover -- Textured yarns -- Winter shawl -- Sampler vest -- Kid's ribbed pullover.

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