solar dyed.

  Remember last summer when I tried out solar dyeing? Here are the results (finally, I photographed them). That’s 5 skeins of DK weight super wash merino wool dyed with dried, and then re-hydrated, red chilies. There’s also one skein of sock yarn dyed with black beans. A decent first go around with a fairlyContinue reading “solar dyed.”

chilies for solar dyeing, 6.19

Whilst I am in Phoenix and these ghastly hot temperatures, I figured I’d try my first go-around with solar dyeing wool with natural dyes. Step one was to take a risk and use what’s local. These dehydrated chilies were left in the sun for a few hours to draw out their color. It worked, butContinue reading “chilies for solar dyeing, 6.19”