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How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid.

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  • Step 1

    Make sure you are using a natural fiber yarn, wool works best. You can leave it in a hank, or you can wind it into a ball on a ball winder to make a gradient skein.

  • How to make a yarn. Kool Aid Dyed Yarn - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use heat resistant glass jars, add at least 2 packets of Kool Aid to each one in the color you desire, then add boiling water.

  • How to make a yarn. Kool Aid Dyed Yarn - Step 3
    Step 3

    For a gradient skein, pull the center out of the ball a few times and keep connected, place each section in each jar of Kool-Aid. Be careful, it's hot!

  • How to make a yarn. Kool Aid Dyed Yarn - Step 4
    Step 4

    When the water is mostly clear and the yarn has absorbed the color, remove from the jars, squeeze out and let dry.

  • How to make a yarn. Kool Aid Dyed Yarn - Step 5
    Step 5

    Rewind your ball when dry and knit!

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