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June 29, 2019: Acid Dyes and Surface Techniques

Learn the fundamentals of acid dyeing and create your own color-ways using 4 techniques: kettle dyeing, self striping, painted sock blanks, and speckled yarn.

All yarn and dye materials will be provided, and students should bring appropriate clothing and personal safety gear*.

Each participant will take home several skeins of finished yarn to use in personal projects.

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Our farm in Tunbridge, Vermont (near East Bethel and I-89, Exit 3).

Cost: Includes 4 skeins of yarn and dye materials: $160

Class Size: 5 students

Requirements:
You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. The class fee is due on registration. Please review our workshop registration policy before signing up.

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* For safety, students will be required to: wear comfortable cotton or other natural-material work clothes that fit well and cover the arms (no loose floppy clothing; no synthetics). Be prepared to tie back long hair. Bring with you: dust mask, eye protection, and heat-resistant rubber gloves.

Published by Sarah Scully

Sarah is the owner/operator of Vermont Natural Sheepskins. She is an avid knitter and knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.