Natural Indigo Vat Dye

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This Indigo dye series comes with in depth written instructions as well as videos to walk you through each step of the process for a traditional spectralite / soda vat.

 

There are so many different methods of dyeing with indigo but not all are created equal. The most common complaints we hear about working with indigo is that the finished yarn or fabric is crocking, which means it rubs off onto your hands or your knitting needles. Or, that it is not lightfast, and it fades quickly. In this video we will teach you the 3 most important elements to ensure your indigo dyes true and lightfast for decades to come. 

 

Whether you plan to dye yarn, fabric, or clothing, animal, or plant fibers, we’ve got you covered. will walk you through every step from preparing your fibers and stock solution, to dipping, oxidizing, and finishing your fibers for beautiful, long-lasting results.

 

This is a wonderful course for anyone who is interested in natural indigo, whether it is your first time, or you are an experienced dyer. This video series is for you. Join us to learn about the magic of indigo.

Handwork Curriculum

1st & 2nd Grades

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