|Black Cherry, Grape, Fruit Punch, and Strawberry|
So, armed with my Kool-Aid and yarn, I braved the world of Google and landed on knitty.com's tutorial on Kool-Aid dyeing. And while doubtful, I followed the instructions. I spent Friday night with a pizza in the oven and this on my stovetop:
I let it boil, then cool. I then drained it using my handy dandy colander, which also let me have a first glimpse of what the final color might be:
Then this morning I took this:
And wound them into these:
(Don't mind the financial books under the yarn. We all know where my passions and hobbies lie.)
Not too bad for my first ever try. There are a few light spots in both skeins. They are more obvious in the skein on the left though.
Now, to decide what this yarn is to become. I'm thinking another Honey Cowl perhaps? (I've already made three this year, one is in the Etsy Shop!)
I feel like I'm ready and rarin' to go for my yarn dyeing workshop later this month with the ladies at the Yarn Haven. We're going to be doing sock yarn, which I cannot wait to try out!!!