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Old 07-09-2011, 07:23 AM   #11
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Re: dying interlock wool??

yes kool aide works well too. THere is a science to the colors, I dont know that info though

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Old 07-09-2011, 08:26 AM   #12
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I thought you had to heat wool at a simmer to get the protein fibers to accept the dye? I have only worked with procion dyes, myself.
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Old 07-09-2011, 08:46 AM   #13
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You can do it in the washer if you crank your hot water tank up. I have several yards going now to sell, I usually make it to sew with, but there is a big demand for dyed goods.
I just listed a ton of colors that I did in the washer, you can see them on the site for ideas for the washer.

Basically, I turn the hot water tank to hot hot hot, fill the washer, add the dye, add dry unwashed wool and let it agitate about 10 minutes. I then dump in some salt, like a hand ful, then a cup of vinegar and let it go another 10 minutes.
I let it spin out and throw it in the dryer. You are all done then.
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Old 11-10-2011, 06:15 AM   #14
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subbing.. just got the wook today and will dye it tonight
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