Hand Dyeing Yarn - Gail Callahan

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Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques by Gail Callahan.  Don't limit yourself to the colors available in stores - find out how fun and satisfying it is to hand-dye yarn and fleece right in your own kitchen!  Self-taught dyer Gail Callahan shows you a variety of simple techniques that turn plain, outdated, or leftover yarns into colorful "new" fibers - exactly the color and quantity you want.  Standard kitchen equipment is all you need; you can dye in a microwave oven, a stovetop kettle, a crockpot, a traditional oven, or even an electric frying pan - Callahan covers it all.  She also includes instructions for designing self-striping and multicolored yarns with dip-dyeing, tie-dyeing, hand-painting, and other inventive techniques.  Detailed advice on color theory and types of dyes, including food colors and other "grocery store" dyes, make successful dyeing easy for complete beginners.  Author: Gail Callahan.  Hardcover with concealed wire-o.  Pages: 168.  Size: 7 X 9".  Published Year: 2010.