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Dye Your Own Yarn or Roving with Jennifer Vancalcar

April 7, 2018 9:00 am
April 7, 2018 12:00 pm


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Class Title: Dye Your Own Yarn or Roving

Teacher: Jennifer Vancalcar

Class Day/Time:
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 pm (click here to register for the Saturday afternoon session)

Class Length: 3 hours

Class Fee: $40.00

Class Description:
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at dyeing your own yarn or roving? Indie Dyer Jennifer Vancalcar of Holiday Yarns brings you this exciting new Dye-Your-Own class. You have a choice of what you want to dye: yarn or roving!

Students will receive either 2 skeins of yarn or 2 hanks of roving to dye in the colors of their choosing. Yarn dyers will learn how to hand paint their yarn to produce beautiful tonal, variegate or pooling effects when knit. Roving dyers will have the opportunity to create stunning one-of-a-kind painted pieces. Along the way, students will also learn some color theory. At the end of the class, you will walk away with 2 finished products: 2 skeins of one-of-a-kind sock yarn or 2 hanks of one-of-a-kind roving!

Note about materials: The sock yarn you will be dyeing is Holiday Yarns’ Flocksock Sock Yarn (75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon)

2- 4oz hanks of 100% Superwash BFL Roving. If you have a wool allergy, this class is not recommended for you. This class is for all levels.
Please email Jennifer at least 10 days prior to class with your preference: roving or yarn:

Registration necessary, class size limited to 12.

Materials Needed: Please wear clothes that you are not afraid to get dye on or bring an apron or an oversize men’s shirt. Gloves, dye and roving or yarn will be provided.

Materials Fee: $45.00 for materials: roving or yarn, dyes, dye equipment, etc., payable to the instructor in class.

Homework: None, STUDENTS Please email Jennifer at least 10 days prior to class with your preference: roving or yarn:

A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.

An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes.

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