Natural Dyed Yarn

$180.00

This live online class is an introduction to natural dyed yarn using natural dyestuff and pigments. You will learn how to select plants and other organic materials that will yield excellent vibrant colours in your dye pot. You will also create natural dye recipes, a dye journal and dye one skein of wool yarn. Please see description for more details.

Instructor: Yvette-Michelle Cottle Darby
Materials Needed: Materials Included (pick-up and shipping available)

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Description

This class is an introduction to natural dyed yarn (wool, cotton, linen, silk, and bamboo) with the use of natural dyestuff. You will learn how to select plants and other organic materials that will yield excellent vibrant colours in your dye pot.

We will experiment with colour combinations, mordants and a selection of plant materials.

You will receive one skein of wool yarn, dye material and various yarn swatches. You will use a dye recipe and create a natural dyed yarn journal with swatches and samples.

Students will learn everything they need to know to continue their exploration into using natural dyes on yarn. This class will include how to prepare your materials, mordanting, preparing a dye bath and dyeing.

Materials kit is included; however, additional supplies will be required.

Curb side pick up or Canada Post shipping is available for the kit and will be scheduled prior to the class. Please note that shipping and handling cost are billed separately, based on Canada Post rates.

*This class is non-refundable, please review the date and confirm that it works for your schedule.

*This class and its content is for personal use only. No portion of our lectures or tutorials may be recorded, shared or distributed without the written consent of Crafted Spaces. Please review our Terms and Conditions prior to registering.

Crafted Spaces is currently open ONLINE ONLY due to COVID 19. We are not hosting any in-person sessions or events at this time. Stay safe!

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