Dyeing

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Paint Your Yarn -

All workshops are limited to 4 people at this time 

 Contact me to arrange an alternate date

Sunday September 19 AM  9:00 am to noon Paint Your Wool Yarn or Wool Fiber

Sunday September 19 PM  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Paint Your Wool Yarn or Wool Fiber

Sunday,October 24   11:00 am to 4:00 pm Paint Your Tencel Warp and Weft for Weaving

TBD 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Paint Your Wool Warp and Weft for Weaving

Class Descriptions

Paint Your Wool Yarn

Instructor: Nancy Wilson

Class size limited to 4 people. Choose morning or afternoon

on the following days. If you would like another time contact me and we can set up a date.

Sunday

 Sunday September 19 - AM - 9:00 to noon

Sunday September 19 - PM - 1:00 to 4:00

           Workshop Cost: $35

            Material Fee: see choices below

                                 $5 material fee if using your own wool yarn**)

        (you may choose to dye up to 2 skeins of yarn for the additional materials fee)

 

Beginners encouraged and welcome

You will need: OLD clothes that can get dirty and dish washing gloves

If you like, bring your knitting or crochet to work on when the yarn is going through a heat process

                

Take home a beautifully dyed skein of yarn.

In this workshop you will paint the yarn you choose with premixed dyes meant especially for dyeing protein fibers such as wool, silk and alpaca.

The yarn you choose to dye will be pre mordanted and ready for you to start painting.

 

Use your creation from Lost Art Workshops or on a project of your choice.

 

Choose your yarn when registering 

Select  up to 2 skeins of yarn to paint in the 3 hour workshop.

**If you choose to dye your own wool yarn. check with studio for instructions on how to prepare for dyeing. there will be a $5 material fee to select when registering for class

 

Choose the yarn you'd like to dye and

Add up to 2 additional skeins of yarn to dye in workshop

select and add to cart from options below

 

Paint Your Wool Warp and Weft for Weaving

Instructor: Nancy Wilson

TBD

           Workshop Cost: $65

            Materials: Pre-wound and ready to dye Merino Wool warp 3 yards in length

                                8" wide at 8 epi and a 200 yard skein of yarn for weft - Cost $40

                              or

                                12" wide at 8 epi and a 300 yard skein of yarn for weft - Cost $50

                              or

                              Bring your own wool warp and weft yarn Cost: $10

                                 Contact studio about pre mordanting your yarn

Workshop includes everything you need to create your weaving warp and weft to make a colorful scarf.

Begin by using dyes to design the colors you like on the warp as it is stretched out on a table. Then using the same or different dyes you will dye the weft yarn.

This combination will create your one of a kind scarf.

The weaving can be done on a rigid heddle loom or floor loom.