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Hand spinning wool in Northern Ireland, longdraw spinning

Hand spinning wool in Northern Ireland, longdraw spinning

Video by Peter Matthess. Autumn colours in Northern Ireland, featuring hand-spinning naturally dyed wool, dyed with ‘horsetail’. Check out https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colours-of-Northern-Ireland/318073401683090?ref=hl also the blog for more natural dyeing information http://coloursofnorthernireland.blogspot.co.uk/ Beautiful music recorded down a Cornish tin mine. I own no copyright claim to the soundtrack, it is – “One Level” Album – “Underground Sessions” Artist…

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Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia

Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia

http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/11828427-AA.shtml The Dharma employee who previewed this DVD to make sure it was up to our standards said “It’s GREAT!!! The DVD that natural dyers have been waiting years for!” Dive into a world of natural dye as Michel takes you on a wonderful journey, sharing his knowledge as one of the leading natural dye…

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How to Make Natural dye

How to Make Natural dye

http://www.etsy.com/storque/article/2490/ See the article on Etsy’s blog: The Storque, for more information. This week Kim Hall, a teacher here at the EtsyLabs and an Etsy Seller (nottene), came by to show us her technique for dying natural fabric with organic ingredients. Kim has worked with many different dying and printing methods and we’re honored to…

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Dyeing a Presoaked Cake of Yarn

Dyeing a Presoaked Cake of Yarn

Dyeing yarn wound into cakes is really fun because you get a unique asymmetric colorway each time. So much depends on how tightly the yarn is wound, I was curious to see what would happen if I started with presoaked yarn. Unlike my previous cake dyeing tutorials where the balls of yarn were added to…

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How to: Hand Paint Yarn

How to: Hand Paint Yarn

Love the look of hand-painted yarn, but aren’t thrilled with the price tag? With this yarn dyeing tutorial, you’ll learn how to hand paint your own yarn to create stunning colorways. You will need wool yarn, vinegar, food coloring, plastic wrap, a microwave, a microwave safe plate and some containers to mix dye in. Rubber…

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