Three and a half years ago, when I started pin loom weaving and subsequently learned to spin yarn, I didn’t know that one day I would arrive at exactly what I hoped to achieve.
Really, there seems to be no end of the jokes you can make about dyeing yarn and fiber.
There are MANY things to love about dyeing your own yarn and fiber. It’s creative, it’s surprising, and it produces resluts unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else. Every yarn and fiber seems to behave a little bit differently. The skein on the right in the photo below is called “Licorice Twist” yarn. One ply dyes darker than the other.
Tour de Fleece is a fiber spinning event, so why do the wool and wheel hardly figure in this photo? And why did I call this post Tour de Fibre instead of Tour de Fleece?