NATURAL DYE RAINBOW. With Jackie Ottino Graf of www.foragecolor.com. Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10 AM-5 PM. $120.00. $50.00 deposit holds your space. Price includes all materials. Call to register-203-245-5921.
It’s natural dyeing season! Have you been curious about working with natural dyes, or have you
experimented some and want to learn more? This class is for you! Using 8-10 natural dyes and all
natural wool yarns, we will make a full rainbow of 15 or so colors on cute little mini skeins that you
can then take home and knit, crochet or weave.
We will go over fiber selection and prep, plus mordanting and proper dye techniques. We will learn how
to make our own dyes from plants, roots, bark and even an insect or two. We will cover a few
natural dye extracts, and discover how to blend, extend and modify our dyes to create an even
All materials are provided, but please bring a plastic bag or container to bring home wet yarns.
Dyeing has an element of waiting, so feel free to bring along your knitting!