This summer my husband took the kids on a road trip so I had the house to myself:)
Decided to finally do some dyeing. I had bought some acid dyes at Maiwa with a gift certificate a friend had given me.
After watching numerous youtube videos I felt brave enough to try.
I had attempted kool-aid dyeing a couple of years back while I was taking spinning lessons.
My first project may have been a little ambitious but I was very pleased with the results.
2 100g skeins Yarnundyed Superwash Sock
Ciba Washfast acid dyes - black and turquoise.
I used a very scientific method of one butterknife tipfull of black, and a smidgen of turqoise added to my dyebath. I kept the skeins dry so that the dye would only soak in partially and I would attain a semisolid colour.
Here are more photos. I still have to finish adding buttons and block it before it's finished, but all the knitting is done.
Low Tide Cardigan: