Hand-dyeing sock yarn blanks


Create your own unapologetic and unique hand-dyed yarns and colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres with confidence and discover new ways to add complexity and richness to your hand-dyed colourways.

Dyeing Yarn

Dyeing Intentional Colour

1 hr 54 min  |  34 lessons
  • Learn to dye your own yarns and fibres using immersion dyeing techniques.
  • Understand and learn to control the dye process to produce colours intentionally.
  • Discover your own creative process and understand the variables that affect dyed results.
  • Set up your own dye studio with the right space and the ideal equipment for acid dyeing.
  • Create your own system to record your dye experiments and sessions.
Colour and Design

Dyeing Complex Colour

5 hr 7 min  |  48 lessons
  • Develop a deeper understanding of colours and colour theory and learn to create or avoid muddy hues.
  • Create glazed, layered, and tonal hand-dyed colour effects through immersion dyeing and the addition of delicate resists.
  • Manipulate the variables of dyeing to produce non-repeating multi-coloured yarns with a low water immersion technique.
  • Learn how to create handpainted yarns and spinning fibres for repeating colour sequences.
  • Understand and create different self-striping colour sequences.
  • Apply these dye techniques and methods to knitted sock blanks to produce even more hand-dyed effects on yarn.