Dyeing your own yarns at home has taken on a life of its own. Many are using vegetables and other processes to achieve incredible, organic results that give their creations an original effect.
You won’t believe how easy it is to dye your own yarns and today we share a process that involves Kool-Aid and your microwave.
Since so many of our community are mad yarnies, we were excited to discover this inexpensive idea and the results are amazing.
We found the idea on a website called Lafiabarussa and we were gobsmacked by the beautiful and vibrant colors that were achieved.
Here’s what you’ll need for this project
How To Dye Yarn With Kool-Aid Video
We have included a video tutorial from Expression Fiber Arts that steps you through the technique and we know that you will be so excited to try this at home.
A Ball Winder can be handy to convert a skein to a ball and can be purchased on Amazon. To watch the video, click Play above ^
Over on the Miss Make Blog we found this excellent Infographic that gives you the steps for dying your yarn with Kool-Aid.
As mentioned previously, Lafiabarussa is the Blog where we found the original idea and she has a full photo tutorial on her site.
The perfect holder for your Kool-aid Yarn must surely be these amazing Yarn Bowls from Etsy.
Don’t you just love them? You can check out the whole range here