Sorry to leave y’all in suspense! Here’s the result of that first go at crockpot dyeing:

I was trying for rainbow, so I put red, yellow and blue. What I got was…not rainbow. Rusts and oranges with odd little bits of violet. Weird. Maybe it’ll look better spun up. That’s what I hoping for, anyway!

I also did another 4 oz lot of the corriedale:

It looks a lot better in the picture, actually – the camera brings out the blues. I’m happier with this one, although the colours are really dark and the yellow turned brown-y (maybe I should try a different yellow…). I’ve got some merino drying, and some in the pot, that I’m a LOT happier with! Pictures of that coming.

I’ve also completed the cotton footie socks…

Basic sock pattern shortened; short row heel; standard toe. Fortissima Cotton Colori on 2.5 mm needles. They’re cute!

4 Responses to “results”

  1. Vicki

    I really like both of those dye-jobs. They may not be what you were going for, but they are very pretty. Of course who knows what it’ll look like spun and knit. Pretty socks :)


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