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July 14, Aug 10, Sept 22, & Oct 26

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The Bloomin' Spindle

Dye Lab with Grace from Gnome Depot Fibers

Ever wanted to learn how to dye your own yarn? Join Grace from Gnome Depot Fiber in one of our Summer/Fall workshops. Perfect for beginners and experienced crafters alike, this class will inspire your creativity and enhance your fiber craft projects with customized colorways.

Dye Lab with Grace from Gnome Depot Fibers
Dye Lab with Grace from Gnome Depot Fibers

Time & Location

July 14, Aug 10, Sept 22, & Oct 26

The Bloomin' Spindle, 5359 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641, USA

About the event

Dive into the world of color at Dye Lab - this summer/fall in our wet room here at The Bloomin' Spindle! 

Grace Cocking is the brilliant brains behind all of the captivating hand-dyed yarn brand, Gnome Depot Fibers. With 20 years of knitting & crocheting experience, 14 years of teaching experience, and 9 years of yarn dyeing experience, Grace will guide you through the process to take a natural superwash yarn to your very own custom colorway. Perfect for beginners and experienced crafters who are looking to add a new fiber art to their repetoire, this workshop will introduce you to color theory, kettle dying, hand painting, and speckles. Sessions will be limited to 8 participants per session.

Tickets include: 

  • One 3 hour workshop lesson on whichever day you'd prefer
  • One skein of Enoki fingering weight yarn (80% SW Merino Wool/ 20% Nylon) or Porcini worsted weight yarn (100% SW Merino Wool) **additional skeins will be available for purchase on day of if you'd like to dye more than 1 skein

Please wear closed toe shoes that are comfortable for standing and clothing that you don't mind if they get stained with dye.

Please note:  This class is intended for amateur dyers and personal use.  This will not cover professional, production techniques.

Classes are nonrefundable if cancelled less than 1 week from class start time.  We cannot take any walk ins or payments at the door.

Tickets

  • Sunday, July 14 | 11am-2pm

    $60.00
  • Saturday, August 10 | 11am-2pm

    $60.00
  • Saturday, September 22 | 1-4pm

    $60.00
  • Saturday, October 26 | 1-4pm

    $60.00

Total

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