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Dyeing Complex Colour

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  1. Getting Started
    Resources & Downloads
  2. Welcome to Dyeing Complex Colour
  3. About the Learning Platform
  4. Equipment, Tools, and Studio Setup
  5. Reviewing the Five Variables of Dyeing
  6. Colour Theory for Dyers
    Colour Wheel Basics
  7. Physical Mixing vs Optical Mixing
  8. Making Muddy Colours
  9. Painting Exercise 1A: Creating a Colour Wheel From Primary Hues (RYB)
  10. Painting Exercise 1B: Creating a Colour Wheel From Primary Hues (CMY)
  11. Painting Exercise 2: Creating Muddy Colours
  12. Painting Exercise 3: Creating a Gradation Between Two Colours
  13. Dye Technique 1 // Immersion Dyeing with Resists
    Introducing Resists to Create Interest
  14. Immersion Dyeing with Gentle and Sharp Resists
  15. Immersion Dyeing in a Ball
  16. Reviewing Finished Skeins
  17. Dye Technique 2 // Layering Dye Colours
    Layering and Glazing with Multiple Colours
  18. Introducing the Dye Exercises
  19. Calculating Dye Requirements
  20. Dyeing a Glazed Colourway in Three Layers
  21. Dyeing a Glazed Colourway with Gentle Resists
  22. Reviewing Finished Skeins
  23. Dye Technique 3 // Low Water Immersion
    Dyeing Mottled, Low Contrast Yarns
  24. Dyeing Splashly, High Contrast Yarns
  25. Dyeing Splashly, High Contrast Fibre
  26. Dyeing Mottled, Low Contrast Fibre
  27. Reviewing the Finished Yarns and Fibres
  28. Dye Technique 4 // Handpainting
    Creating Strong, Distinct Sections of Colour
  29. A Word on Reproducible Handpainted Colourways
  30. Calculating Dyes Requirements for a Handpainted Colurway
  31. Dyeing a Handpainted Colourway on Yarn
  32. Dyeing a Handpainted Colourway on Spinning Fibre
  33. Reviewing the Finished Yarn and Fibre
  34. Dye Technique 5 // Self-Striping Yarns
    Introduction to Self-Striping Yarns
  35. Calculating Yardage for Self-Striping Sequences
  36. Preparing Yarns for Winding into Self-Striping Skeins
  37. Winding a 'Straight' Sequence
  38. Dye Calculations for Dyeing a 'Straight' Sequence
  39. Winding a 'Palindrome' Sequence
  40. Dye Calculations for a 'Palindrome' Sequence
  41. Dyeing the 'Straight' Sequence Skein
  42. Dyeing the 'Palindrome' Skein
  43. Finishing and Working with Self-Striping Yarns
  44. Dye Technique 6 // Working with Knitted Blanks
    Overview of Working with Knitted Sock Blanks
  45. Dyeing Sock Blanks with the Handpainting Technique
  46. Dyeing Sock Blanks with the Immersion Technique
  47. Dyeing Sock Blanks with the Low Water Immersion Technique
  48. Next Steps
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Resources & Downloads

Downloadable Resources for this Course

Download the course workbook here to access the notes, checklists, and formulas you need to get started.

Dyeing Recordkeeping Tools

Download these PDF templates to record your dye formulas and keep analog records of the colours you have created.

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