Dyeing Adventures

A place to document natural dye processes and their results. You can see finished goods on Etsy at Deep Sky Design.

Dyepot on stove

Cotton dyed with tumeric and pomegranate - this color with a geometric pattern is one of my favorite combinations so far.

Madder-dyed cotton

Cotton dyed with madder and a geometric resist.

Madder-dyed cotton

Close up of shibori stitched resist. I'm in love with the shapes that come from this process.

Madder-dyed cotton

Cotton dyed with cochineal and a stitched resist.

Cochineal-dyed cotton

Two different alpaca yarns, one from Butler, PA and one from Norway. Both were dyed with indigo, then held together to knit a hat.

Ball of yarn in bowl Finished hat