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Chanukah is full of shimmer and shine. Let's dye a super shiny Alpaca/Lurex Blend (KnitPicks Alux - http://shrsl.com/18fs0, Affiliate Link) with some Sky Blue Jacquard Acid Dye Speckles. We'll compare this blend to a superwash merino/nylon/stellina yarn to see what takes up the dye faster. Items Used in this Video (Affiliate Links): KnitPicks Alux in Cream (66% Baby Alpaca / 34% Lurex Fingering Weight) - http://shrsl.com/18fs0 Stroll Glimmer (70% Superwash merino / 25% Nylon / 5% Stellina) - http://shrsl.com/18fs4 Jacquard Acid Dyes (SKy Blue) - https://amzn.to/2PH9RcG My steam pan: https://amzn.to/2tGWYph (Affiliate Link) Reusable Zip Ties - https://amzn.to/2Oz3xqj 2018 ChemKnits Chanukah Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFvm3Bz7dhaXCm4PA742eHeVqDThKUb9f VIDEO CONTENTS: [0:00] Introduction [1:13] Setting up the dyebath. 4 cups water + 1/2 cup white vinegar. Add the presoaked yarn (soaked in plain tap water for ~30 min) I kept a lot of presoak liquid to increase the water volume in the pan. The yarn has been tied off with reuable nylon zip ties. [3:02] Arranging the yarn in the pan [4:14] speckling the yarn! [7:32] After 5 min - flipping the yarn and dyeing the other side. [10:19] 5 min later, checking color penetration [12:38] Speckling Round 3 [13:41] 5 min later, removing the yarn from the pot. [14:11] BONUS SPECKLING - dyeing a skein of Stroll Glimmer (70% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, 5% Stellina) for comparison [17:47] 5 min later, flipping the bonus yarn [20:13] 5 min later - Removing the yarn [21:14] lurex yarn closeup and then washing the yarn [23:30] Conclusions and the finished dry yarn Want to sponsor an episode of Dyepot Weekly? learn more: https://www.etsy.com/listing/618588327/dyepot-weekly-sponsorship-october ChemKnitsCreations Etsy Store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/chemknitscreations ChemKnits Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ChemKnits ChemKnits Lab Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChemKnitsLab/ ChemKnits Blog: http://www.chemknits.com All items used in this video were purchased and selected by me. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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This video is about Knitting a sweater in less than 24 hours. It is a VLOG style video and is meant to document all the stages of the knit. Here is the pattern I used: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flax All music is Royalty free.
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