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Artful Color, Mindful KnitsArtful Color, Mindful Knits
by Laura Militzer Bryant
learn how to use the colour repeats in a space dyed skein to its full effect, to avaoid colour-pooling and get a pleasing effect. It is quite mathematical, but worth the effort to produce colour stacks, Argyle or belnds by using her Magic Number.
Uncorportate solid colours or use different stitches for a truly varied effect.
Paperback 176 pages 


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Ashford Book of Dyeing - offer
by Ann Milner
A comprehensive, clearly written introduction to the wonderful world of colour
Paperback 192 pages
Usuallly £19.00
 


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Ashford Book of Dyeing - offer

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Dye One - Knit One Dye One - Knit One
by Helen Deighan and Linda De Ruiter
This is a practical 'How To' book and a wonderful resource for every knitter thinking about dyeing their own yarn. The information is clear and concise and the patterns range from a very simple scarf to a 'fiendish' fairisle bag.
Paperback 96 pages

 


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Dyeing in Plastic Bags Dyeing in Plastic Bags
by Helen Deighan
Easy to follow instructions will put the most inexperienced dyer at their ease. Use every-day utensils, create a range of colour-co-ordinated fabrics and yarns, learn simple techniques and pick up handy hints in this book
Paperback 80 pages

 



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Dyeing to Spin & KnitDyeing to Spin & Knit
by Felicia Lo
Techniques and tips on how to make hand-dyed yarns, understanding of how dyeing affects knitted yarns and hand-spun yarn. Learn how to combine and co-ordinate colours and how to control the results when dyeing wool, silk and fibres. Experiment to subdue intense colours or prevent muddiness in handspun. 10 patterns that use handspun and hand dyed yarns to their advantage.
Paperback 160 pages 


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Handbook of Indigo Dyeing
by Vivien Prideaux
re-published edition of this popular book. The art of indigo dyeing goes back thousands of years. Here the techniques for shibori fabric resist are shown by cleverly folding, stitching and clamping before dyeing. Clear photographs and step by step pictures demonstrate the process.
Paperback 96 pages  


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Handbook of Indigo Dyeing

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Lichen DyesLichen Dyes
by Karen Diadick Casselman
a source book containing details of fungi and algae which can be used to produce colour on cloth and fibre. Includes a handy chart with Latin name and colour result.
Paperback 86 pages 


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Magic Dyeing Made Easy
by Helen Deighan
the second book by this author. Recipes for getting muted shades, dyeing silk using Procion dyes, recipes for dyeing large quantities and ideas for using your fabric.
Paperback, spiral bound.96 pages
 


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Magic Dyeing Made Easy

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Modern Natural Dyer Modern Natural Dyer
by Kristine Vejar
Thousands of natural materials can produce glorious colour: the cochineal insect produces pink, maroon and purple, and more than 500 species of plants produce colours from soft yellow to indigo blue. Now, in The Modern Natural Dyer, expert Kristine Vejar shares the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home with foraged and garden-raised dyestuffs as well as with natural dye extracts. Demystifying the magic, she explains in straightforward, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting colour. With stunning photography of the dyes themselves, the dyeing process, and 20 projects for home and wardrobe, The Modern Natural Dyer is a complete resource for aspiring and experienced dye artisans.

- the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home
- explained in straightforward, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting colour
- Includes 20 projects for home and wardrobe
Hardback 192 pages
 


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Weaver's Garden
by Rita Buchanan
a practical guide by a veteran botanist provides weavers with a wealth of information on growing plants for use indyeing projects. This book contains a history of plants and their uses, hints on dyeing fibres and fabrics and how to use soap plants for cleaning fabrics. Grow scented plants to protect textiles, grow fibre-producing plants and dyes.
Paperback 232 pages 


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Weaver's Garden

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