Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Liz Yockel

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $25, $20 for materials

Using thick, viscous dyes allows us to create more crisp designs on fiber. We will discuss the basics of dyeing protein-based fiber with acid dyes (Greener Shades, specifically), how to thicken dyes so they are suitable for stamping, stenciling, and otherwise applying in a way so they will not run into each other, and then design and dye our own fingering weight yarns. Students may choose to dye sock blanks (75% SW merino/25% nylon), hanks of sock yarn (75% SW merino/15% nylon/10% tencel), or both.


Materials Supplied

$20 for each sock blank and $12 for each skein of yarn dyed

Class Size

Minimum: 4, Maximum: 10

About the Instructor: Liz Yockel

Liz Yockel is the owner of The Fuzzy Bunny and the Honeoye Craft Lab, where she teaches spinning and knitting, among other things, and dyes many pounds of fiber each year. She moved to Hemlock, NY so she could start a small retirement sheep farm (still in the works) and accidentally opened a craft and yarn store instead. You can see more at https://www.fuzzybunnyyarn.com/


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