Sun. May 20, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. – SOLD OUT
Cost is $140 per person, and includes all supplies and dye materials: acid dyes and 2 skeins sock yarn.
Create your own hand dyed skeins of yarn! In this workshop you will explore kettle dying techniques and color theory with Karida of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Leave with two amazing skeins of sock yarn – dyed by you!
- Skill level Hip: No previous experience required
- basic color theory
- basic color mixing
- kettle dyeing techniques
- color layering in kettle dyeing
Materials to bring
- clothes that you don’t mind getting dye on or a smock to protect your clothes
- acid dyes
- 2 skeins sock yarn
- dye pots for use in class
- portable stoves for use in class
- fuel for portable stoves
- drop cloths
Bio: Karida Collins / Neighborhood Fiber Co.
Neighborhood Fiber Co. began in the kitchen of a basement apartment in the LeDroit Park neighborhood of DC. Stirred by her surroundings, Karida Collins set out to provide the world with hand-dyed yarns inspired by and named to reflect the natural beauty and diverse neighborhoods throughout the nation’s capital. Since then, she has added many more colors to reflect a multitude of neighborhoods, both inside and outside of DC. Now based in an artists’ community in Baltimore, MD, Neighborhood Fiber Co. continues to offer vibrant, one-of-a-kind colors inspired by urban landscapes.