…and dye it to look like flowers. I would fall into the latter category.
Most of the time, I employ the ‘wing and a prayer’ method when it comes to dyeing yarn. I grab whatever colors appeal to me at that particular moment (usually blues and greens), throw a random mix into the dye pot, and hope it doesn’t come out looking like cat barf.
This week, I decided to try something new – namely, a reasonably well-thought out plan. I decided to create a colorway from a photo (which was lifted from the amazing Deirdre McCormick). Here’s how it turned out.
It doesn’t look like vomit, so I’m calling it a success.
photos : roses by Deirdre McCormick + yarn by yours truly