Space dyeing

It was such lovely weather on Sunday that I thought I’d get a bit of dyeing done.


After soaking the roving I laid it out, applied dye in sections and then steamed it to set the dye. A good rinse later,a very good spin and they’re hanging out to dry. You can see I used a half full (of water) milk carton to weight them initially to help keep the roving smooth.

2 Replies to “Space dyeing”

  1. Ooh what a beautiful rainbow of wooliness! Great milk carton idea too!
    Hope you have many more sunny days to dye!
    Ali x

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