How do you dry yarn after dying?
Place the yarn on the drying rack (if you have a fan, it’ll help the yarn dry much faster, which means less time to wait before you get to knit!) Twist the yarn into a hank, this is the best form if you don’t plan on using it for a while.
How long does it take to dye yarn?
After your yarn mordants, Place it into the dye, and simmer for 1 – 2 hours. Rinse well to remove any debris, and hang to dry.
Can you dye already dyed yarn?
When overdyeing an already dyed yarn, you will need to consider how the colors will blend. Is the original yarn a light tan or ecru color? Then you can probably dye it almost any color you want.
Is Salt a dye fixative?
Contrary to some old wives’ tales, salt is not a dye fixative and does nothing to make dye more permanent; however, it aids in the dyeing process by helping to drive the dye onto the fiber, out of solution, so that it is in the right place for any bonding to the fiber to occur.