Saturation

The kind of saturation we’ve got going on outside is not especially inspiring.

But inside, my spur-of the-moment dyeing project yielded really cool results!

Started with roughly equal amounts of white (Frank) and light brown (Griff Spring 2012)

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Divided into ziplock freezer bags and treated to food coloring and koolaid microwave spa treatment-

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It was magically transformed into this-

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Nothing like some deeply saturated color therapy on a grey day!

So now the question is, do I spin them up separately and do some cool stranded colorwork, or blend?

I spun up a quick little blended sample from the carding waste so I could get an idea of what it might look like jumbled

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But I’m having a hard time deciding. Suggestions are much appreciated!

And I am please to report that I finished the Maui shawl

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It was a pretty fun knit.
I don’t usually do shawls, and I’d never done anything with a “knit on” edging, but it was really slick.
You only cast on 3 stitches, and only cast off 25. Very clever.

Well done verybusymonkey.
Well done.

5 Comments

  1. Benita

    I vote for stranded color work, too.

    I went to the Ravelry page looking for the Maui shawl pattern, but didn’t see it there. Where did you buy your copy from?

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    • denisemor

      thanks Benita- if you’re looking on verybusymonkey’s pattern page, it’s in row five- called “CanyonLands Shawl”

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