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It's been a few months since I've been able to knit, but I have been doing some dyeing! I just returned last night from 2 weeks of Cub Scout Resident camp as Handicrafts Director and here are a few sample of things I tie-dyed at camp. Everything turned out great and the campers had a great time doing various leather, bead, gimp, and wood projects. I have one more week in August and then it's back to knitting! I just found out my neice is getting married in September, so that may be th next project on the agenda!

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Comment by Peggy Stuart on July 25, 2010 at 7:46am
I remember making gimp lanyards at summer camp!
Comment by PurlGirl on July 24, 2010 at 7:01pm
No,Peggy, but it was fun seeing the results. I used Procion Fiber-Reactive dyes on 100% cotton. I do love your Kool Aid dyed yarn, though. I still have a stash of Kool-Aid and some sock yarn to make some more one-of-a-kind sock yarn. And I did offer to teach knitting, but no one took me up on the offer. They sure were into braiding Rexlace (gimp) though.
Comment by Peggy Stuart on July 24, 2010 at 5:43pm
Now, that's not Koolaid! Good job!
Comment by HavetoomuchYarn on July 24, 2010 at 3:33pm
Cool dyeing!!
can't believe you don't have them all knitting by now...
Comment by cherylbwaters on July 24, 2010 at 1:12pm
Allison, those are terrific. I bet the boys loved doing that. I especially think the caps are great. 3 of our 4 boys went on to be Eagle Scouts. My DH was the advancement chairman for the district for a while and we would get last minute calls all the time for approval of Eagle projects. Some of those calls were at midnight! DH always managed to help them get their projects done in time.
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on July 24, 2010 at 12:03pm
Beautiful Tie Dyeing... I'd sure miss my knitting thought!

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