August 12, 2011 Desert Vista Dyeworks Gradiant Yarn-Dyeing Process

Desert Vista Dyeworks Gradiant Yarn-Dyeing Process

12 Aug

We have had many questions on “how we do it!” Here is a set of photos that show the ten step process we use to get our gradiants. Follow a skein of Raspberry 100% Superwash Merino Laceweight (800 yds.) through the dyeing process. For more of our yarns, check out  desertvistadyeworks – ArtFire Seller Shop

Step One-Warping Board

 
 
Step Two-Pre-Soaking

 
 
Step Three-Add Dye

 
Step Four-Place in Canning Pot

 
Step Five-Heat Set

 
Step Six-Cooling

 
Step Seven-Rinsing

 
Step Eight-hang to Air Dry

 
Step Nine-Re-Skein

 
Step 10-Skeined and Ready to Knit!

 
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