I love dyeing yarn! Whether is my own spun yarn, or commerically spun, I will dye it all!
This is Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool dyed with Dharma Acid Dyes. I love the colours, but hate the fact that it’s a little blotchy. But, after a re-skein and looking over the terrible little knot, I could not be happier with the result.
Now I have two wonderful skeins of 100% wool, bright green with orange splashes. My favourite dyed yarn to date is my own handspun, Blue Faced Leicester spun into a thin 2-ply yarn.
I dyed the skein with Dharma’s Navy & Peacock blues, hoping for a cobalt-like colour. I think I succeeded in making yarn that I don’t want to part with!
I think that this yarn would make a beautiful shawl, like the Boneyard (free Ravelry pattern), or perhaps a beret! But, if you’re a weaver, I know it would look wonderful as the Woven Gossamer Wings Butterfly shawl by Noreen Crone-Findlay!