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Waste not want not

April 11, 2009

As some one who has wanted to try their hand at dying yarn for a long time, the conjunction of having left over dye from coloring eggs and a bit of Patons Malabrigo was too much to bear.

Wrapped the yarn around an orange juice bottle and made a mini skein; soaked it while the eggs were being colored; put it in a casarole dish; dumped in food coloring boosted yellow from one side and the food coloring boosted red from the other; nuked for a while; and got this little Easter treat:

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I’ve heard that it only takes once to get addicted….

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