It doesn’t look too bad (does it?), it just doesn’t look like I thought it would. Maybe I just need to put it in a cupboard for a while and get it out later when I have mastered making chocolate ice cream brown and the orange isn’t bugging me?
I dyed some more fibre today – same green and pink dye solution (using it up) and the last of the purple from the previous dyeing session. 150g of superwash merino/tencel and a silk hankie (never spun one of those before – if you have any advice, do leave me a comment). More pictures tomorrow when it’s all dry.
I need some fibre for the upcoming Tour de Fleece – I’ve joined Team Social and Team Schacht Spinners. I have 300 g of BFL soaking in a bucket. This time round, I am:
Not going to dye my feet purple (put socks on – check!)
Use a tiny tiny tiny bit of dye powder at a time. Really.
Leave some white fibre because I want to go all pale and pastelly this time
Going to try to achieve particular colours – I made this pallette on www.ColourLovers.com. No doubt, the end product will be cometely different, but this is the plan at the moment. No sniggering when I post the end product please. Especially if it turns out purple again…
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