Sunday, February 24, 2008

A day to DYE for!

I wanted to make some more socks for my diabetic tootsies, and I wanted them in a purply sort of color and I wanted to spin it myself so.....first step, dye the fleece!

I used 6 envelopes of grape Kool-Aid and a splash of cider vinegar, and steeped it in almost boiling water for 40 minutes, until the dye was all used up (exhausted). The results are shown below, drying on a laundry rackin my rather messy craft room:

All of my artistic endeavors failed to impress HRH The Duke of York, who managed to stay UN-purple and A-sleep:

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