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How to Dye Yarn and Fibers

with David Keller

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What you will learn:

Basics of Fiber Dyeing
Class 1:
  • Why dye your own fabric
  • Color theory
  • Types of color
  • What not to mix together
  • Examples

Class 2:
  • Water chemistry
  • Do’s & Dont’s
  • Things in the water that change your fabric
  • Mixing your dyes
  • Different types of immersion dyeing with fabric and yarn
  • Immersion dyeing technique: Solids/Semi-Solids
  • Immersion dyeing technique: Two-Tones

Class 3:
  • Dipping Technique
  • Sprinkling Technique
Intermediate Fiber Dyeing Techniques
Class 4:
  • Barrier Dyeing Technique
  • Dyeing with rubber bands
  • Creating stripes and color blocks
  • Different types of barrier dyeing with fabric and yarn
  • Injections: using syringes for color effects

Class 5:
  • Kettle Dyeing Technique: Yarn
  • Kettle Dyeing Technique: Roving

Class 6
  • Dyeing profiles
  • The business side of things:
    - How to price
    - Where to sell
    - Dealing with competition
    - ...and more!
Advanced Fiber Dyeing Techniques
Class 7
  • Blanks:
    - Dip
    - Sprinkles
    - Sponge
    - ...and more!

Class 8
  • Formal Hand Painting
    - Yarns and roving
    - Sponges
    - Squirt bottles

  • Fabrics
    - Felted pieces

Class 9:
  • Fixing overdyed and poorly dyed pieces
  • Before & Afters

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About the course

In this course we're going to cover things like dye chemistry and how the conditions in the water that we use affect the colors that we get, we're going to talk about the different types of fibers that you can dye whether they're prepared fibers or unprepared fibers, how to custom tailor a yarn or fiber or fabric that you need to meet your needs, etc. Regardless of your skill level, whether you're a knitter, a felter, or you're not crafty at all and you just want to be able to dye a scarf this class is for you! We'll talk about things for all skill levels that you can do to dye with acid dyes.

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:

Arts & Crafts | Curious Mondo: How to Dye Yarn and Fibers

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Fiber Artists, wool aficionados, knitters, spinners, weavers, anyone who loves fibers or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn how to dye fibers with acid dyes.


About the instructor

David Keller

David Keller is 33 years old and has been doing fiber arts of some kind for the last 25 years off and on. For the last 5 years David has been running a fiber and yarn dye shop in Salt Lake City specializing in wool yarns and fibers. He has one son, a Yorkie fur baby, and likes to take hot baths. His hobbies include hand spinning, video games, thought experiments, rock climbing, unicycling, sport shooting, and rating movies. 

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