After knitting my first pair of socks

Craig's picture

I decided to handpaint some yarn to make some more.

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bobinthebul's picture

Looks wonderful, I would

Looks wonderful, I would knit socks with any one of those skeins. Dying's the next thing I want to try (just cause I don't have enough unfinished projects lying around...) ;)

Absolutely fabulous and

Absolutely fabulous and something to appeal to everyone's palette. Well done.
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jessemkahn's picture

013 is my favorite!!! I'm

013 is my favorite!!! I'm DYEING to see how the socks turn out.

WillyG's picture

Ooh, I love them! What kind

Ooh, I love them! What kind of dyes did you use? And what weight is the yarn?

Craig's picture

I use Jacquard dyes and the

I use Jacquard dyes and the yarn is 4ply/fingering weight.

WillyG's picture

Ooh, I love them! What kind

Ooh, I love them! What kind of dyes did you use? And what weight is the yarn?

bobshome's picture

Very nice Craig. Beautiful

Very nice Craig. Beautiful hues. How did you hand paint them?

Craig's picture

I used those foam brushes.

I used those foam brushes. Yarn wound into hanks, thwen soaked in water, squeeze out the excess, lay hanks out and attack with the foam brushed and dyes.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

That is some great yarn,

That is some great yarn, Craig. The resulting socks ought to me magnificent. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

rc_in_sd's picture

Wow - they're all gorgeous.

Wow - they're all gorgeous. Great job!

Love the 'green with envy',

Love the 'green with envy', and look forward to seeing the finished socks.