Wednesday, January 30, 2008

I Left You Hanging

I just realized I left ya'll hanging. I promised you another dyed yarn three posts ago. Well, here it is.

smores overdye

It's just an overdye, but I think it's pretty cool. I took some Knit Picks Smores and tinted it yellow with Wilton's. All the brown parts got darker and the white sections turned a deep golden yellow. You could kind of call it a test run for my self-striping yarn.

In browsing FOs made with Smores on Ravelry, the contrast of the white against all the brown sections of the yarn is really quite stark. I think adding the yellow will give the finished item (maybe some Jaywalkers?) a more complete look. I've also noticed quite a bit of the Smores colorway up for trade or sale on Ravelry. I personally have 4 more skeins, so maybe if I like this look knit up, I'll get some more for a larger project... maybe a baby surprise jacket.

4 comments:

Merrie Cuylter said...

Very pretty--almost like caramel sundaes! Mmmmm!
Karen

Larjmarj said...

Well done!!

You've really got it going on with the dying thing.

The Happy College Knitter said...

Ooooo yummy yarn photo! I think that yarn would make adorable baby clothes or whatever you dream up, loving the golden shades in there!

Charles said...

What a great idea Jason!!
It is totally diffent color..I really like it alot!
Also there is really cheap and great socks yarn just came out(Cheaper then Knitpicks)visit my blog for new post!

Charles