I never liked Kool-aid, even as a kid. But when I caught the internet-fad-fever to dye some yarn, I went right out and bought 10 packs.
My inspiration was Knitty, but for a tutorial on dying self-striping yarn I read Streets and YO’s excellent instructions and pics. It wasn’t until I was pasting in this link that I realized how similar my colors are!
The intended project is a pair of hyperbolic pants from this book.
Using 4 balls of super-soft Mission Falls 1824 Wool:
Here it is, strung between the high chair and a baby chair set atop the dining room table. I had to do this FAST, while distracting the Boogedy with a video. After this step I tied it loosely at close intervals with pearl cotton.
Then hung it up to dry under the carport:
And here is curious Curly Coquinche, our friendliest chicken-lady, come to inspect my work: