Dyeing without Dye

  • Spiral bound, lays flat when you need it to
  • 35 pages of text and illustrations

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Product Description

A book about everything you need to know about how to handle wool for rug hooking projects. Necessary information about preventing moth infestations and more fun things like penny dyeing. Uses only household supplies such as dish soap, ammonia, vinegar and onion skins.

Stop hooking with boring recycled plain wool. Mess it up with a few simple techniques without using commercial dyes.

Additional Information

Weight6.4 oz
Dimensions11 × 9 × .5 in


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Table of Contents

  • Welcome to My Dye Kitchen
  • Why I wrote this book
  • All About Wool
  • Finding Wool
    • Washing
    • Freezing
    • Clothing Moths & Other Pests
    • Testing
    • Ripping
    • Washing New Wool
    • Preparing Wool Yardage
  • Color Planning
    • Getting Started
    • Inspiration Method
    • Color Wheel Method
    • On the Floor Method
    • Working the Plan
    • How Much Wool Will I Need?
    • As You Go – The non-scientific method
    • By the Numbers – the scientific methods
  • Dyeing Without Dye
    • Natural v. Commercial Dyes
    • Marrying
    • Marbleizing
    • Penny
    • Onion
    • Tea
    • Removing Color
    • Stewing for Multiple Shades
    • Try Any of These Processes with Yarn

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