How to ‘DYE’ Acrylic Yarn

I absolutely have to try this! Beats paying outrageous prices for hand dyed yarn!

HodgePodge Crochet

A few nights ago I went to check out my FAVORITE YouTuber, The Frugal Crafter. (Seriously, she’s amazing so I’ll wait while you go check her out and subscribe!)

One of her latest tutorials was on how to dye acrylic yarn!! Okay…I’ll admit; I was skeptical. But she’s SO convincing and charismatic and so gosh darn infectious with her energy that I knew I needed to try it on my own to see if it was indeed true!

And guess what you guys… IT IS!!

http://hodgepodgecrochet.wordpress.com/ How to 'DYE' Acrylic Yarn

Actually, the term ‘DYE’ is misleading (because you are literally painting your yarn) but the process is the same and the results are nothing short of spectacular.

There are a couple of tips I’d like to tack onto her tutorial if you are thinking about doing this on your own so here we go!

The first thing you need is yarn. Think LIGHT…

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Crochet Necklace/Bracelet Tutorial

Love, love, love this!! I’m adding this to my long list of “to-dos” that are waiting for me to tackle them. 😉

The Whole Knit & Caboodle

Hi everyone!  There was a great response to my post yesterday so I put together a tutorial so you can all make your own crocheted chain jewellery.

Please note that it might not be possible for you to get the exact chain that I used so you may need to improvise a little bit.  Consider this more of a guideline or “tips and tricks” for making a necklace.

I got my chain at Walmart but some bead stores have spools of it and you can buy as much or as little as you’d like.  I used a curb chain for this project, if you look in the first photo, you’ll see that the links are shaped in such a way that the chain lays flat and it makes it easy to crochet around the outside edge.

Here are the materials I used:

Red Heart Luster Sheen yarn (Fine- #2.  The…

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