50 Shades of Colour Dye Workshop


Duration: 4 hours

Price: £75

Run by: Paivatar Yarns

Contact: Paivi Suomi

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About the Course

Learn how to create your own unique colours using 3 prime colours. You will learn how to use environmentally friendly acid (vinegar) based dyes and how to mix colours to get the shade that you want. In this workshop we will work with the 3 prime colours, Magenta, Yellow and Cyan, and 2 'worker' colours of Red and Blue to create 50 new shades of colour. Each dye bath is different, so every colour produced will be a delightful surprise.
This workshop is designed for the beginner dyer. You will be provided with approx. 200 grams of pure wool yarn for dyeing. You may keep your yarns and use them for a special knitting, crochet, embroidery, tapestry or other project.

Start time: 10 am
It generally takes about 4 hours to dye all the yarns but this may vary depending on the dye baths.

If the course dates listed are not convenient for you, please contact me to arrange another time.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Course Fee: £60.00
Materials Fee: £15.00

A £10.00 non-refundable deposit will be required on booking. Please contact me for further information or if you would like to register for a course.
The Materials fee covers the cost of the yarns and dyes required for the workshop.
Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided. Please bring along a packed lunch.
All of the workshops are provided in my home studio. I keep the class sizes small so that I can provide individual instruction.



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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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