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Confetti Yarn, Take 2

Crock Pot Dyeing Experiment
Recently, I’ve been playing around with dyeing yarn using a crock pot and wanted to share my results with everyone! This isn’t a full-blown Monster’s Dye Pot post, however, becaus… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/confetti-yarn-take-2/

Tropical Monster

Work in Progress Wednesday #90
It has been far too long since I have made a monster. So with the new yarn that I dyed over the weekend, I decided to do just that: This will be a Monster in the Toy Box… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/tropical-monster/

Using the Dye Generator

Monster's Dye Pot #5
Background and Inspiration: I recently bought a bunch of wool yarn on clearance and the other night, I was browsing around the What a Kool Way to Dye Ravelry group looking for a … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/using-dye-generator/

Confused Confetti

Monster's Dye Pot #4
Background and Inspiration: This month’s Dye-A-Long theme is “Confetti” for the What A Kool Way to Dye group over on Ravelry, and as luck would have it… achieving spots and speck… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/confused-confetti/

Colorway Copycat

Monster's Dye Pot #3
Background and Inspirations Every so often I like to join in on the monthly Dye-a-Longs with the What A Kool Way to Dye group on Ravelry—and I have been waiting all year for this … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/colorway-copycat/

Happy Easter!

Monster's Dye Pot #2
I admit I have sort of neglected the Monster’s Dye Pot posts, especially after I had announced that it was becoming a recurring thing. I’ve done plenty of dyeing since then and I’v… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/happy-easter/

100% Satisfaction

Monster's Dye Pot #1
I may still have New Years and new goals and new things to try out on my mind, but of course I'm not going to forget the things that I learned last year. Hand-dyeing yarn was, whil… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/100-satisfaction/

Doing the Twist

More dyeing experiments
Last Monday, I decided that it had been far too long since I had dyed some yarn as well document the process. So here are all of my notes on how I dyed my yarn. Standard Discla… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/doing-twist/

This Will Be the Day That I Dye

Yarn Dyeing Fun!
It feels like it's been forever since I've dyed any sort of fiber with artificial food colorings. And with our moving date growing closer and closer, and more and more things are … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/will-be-he-day-i-dye/

Time to Mix Things Up A Bit

Another dyeing experiment
The other day, I got some generic Kool-aid from the new Aldi's in town called Mixade and naturally, I could not wait to try some out... dyeing with it, that is. I don't know if I … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/time-mix-things-bit/

Duck... Duck... Sheep!

Finished Object Friday #11
I've got all sorts of exciting things to share this week. I've gotten a lot done and I'm giving most of the credit to my desktop to-do list keeping me on track. I admit I had one … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/duck-duck-sheep/

Counting Sheep

Work in Progress Wednesday #11
Last week I asked for some help picking which of my sheep sketches I should turn into a pattern.   Well, I have to say I was quite surprised at the results! I assumed there … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/counting-sheep/

What's Black and White and Rainbow All Over?

Work in Progress Wednesday #9
Amigurumi, that's what! My baby afghan is finished which means I can start working on some amigurumi again. It's surprisingly difficult to get back into the swing of things aga… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/whats-black-and-white-and-rainbow-all-over/

Well... I Tried

Finished Object Friday #8
So... I didn't really finish any projects, exactly. It seemed like everything that could possibly get in my way of getting things done happened. My hand was hurting, I ran out of … http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/well-i-tried/

Another Kool-aid Experiment

Some More Kool-aid Dyeing
A word of warning: This blog post it long. It is as much for my own benefit as it is for the readers, to document what on earth I did for future attempts at dyeing. Inspiration… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/another-kool-aid-experiment/

From Prehistoric to High-Tech

Work-In-Progress Wednesday #4
Welcome to another week of Works-in-Progress Wednesday. After the deluge of photos I've been posting the past few weeks, you might possibly be happy to hear that I only have two p… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/prehistoric-high-tech/

Something I've Been Dy(e)ing to Try

I finally get to try out hand-dyeing my own yarn!
Over the weekend I got to try out something I’ve been dying to try for a long time: dyeing yarn with Kool-aid! If you have ever drank the stuff, you know that it dyes just about e… http://monsterstoybox.com/index.php/blog/something-ive-been-dyeing-try/