Learn to Dye with Acid Dyes
Title of Workshop: Learn to Dye with Acid DyesInstructor: Kerri Mercer
Cost: $40 members, $45 non-members, payable to LDWS
Materials fee payable to instructor: $40 for dyes, gloves, masks and yarn. Please indicate desired yarn weight with registration. Each student may choose 3 skeins of fingering or DK.
Date: May 16th
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Place: Boyle Community Centre
Description/Details: Explore the possibilities of acid dyes to make distinct, one of a kind yarns with the guidance of an expert. Kerri Mercer of Mad Science Dye and Fibre will explain simple colour theory, the use of acid dyes and demonstrate a variety of effects such as speckling, tonal variations and overdyeing. Join her for this hands-on workshop where she will guide you through the process, and aid in the creation of your hand-dyed yarns. Acid dyes allow a variety of different techniques and are quick to use, allowing participants to experiment with different processes and dye 3 skeins of yarn (fingering or DK) in an afternoon workshop.
Kerri’s work can be seen on facebook: @madsciencedyeandfiber
Requirements: Please wear old clothing, all needed materials provided