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Dyeing with Jell-o

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Dyeing KP laceweight yarn with Jello

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The Plan

Here's a very project spectrum picture! The yarn I wanted to match, the Jello and a pretty yellow dishcloth.
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Materials

The dye in its natural form

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The yarn

Yarn soaking in water and vinegar bath.

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Add heat

Time to cook up some yarn!

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Add dye

Preparing the dye bath

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Now mix

It's working! See the yellow color in the yarn?

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Keep going

Color check to match the purchased yarn

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Almost there

Dye is taking, water is clearing

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Getting better, but still a ways to go.

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And done

The water is clear! Success!

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Water is clear!

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Yarn cooling and ready to wash.

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Yarn in its cool-water bath. Hot yarn makes hot bathwater!

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Second color check....looks good

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Finished dyed and rinsed yarn hanging out to dry in the shower.

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