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Give dyeing a go and create your own hand dyed wool. Eight different colours of Kool Aid are included to make a rainbow of your own. Plus two hanks of superwash merino wool if you want to have a friend join in on the fun! Great for keeping the kids entertained while having fun with colour.
Stuck for what to make with your lovely new yarn? Also included is a multi sized fingerless glove knitting pattern.
Your kit contains 2 x 100g undyed superwash merino DK wool 8 packets Kool Aid or Flavor Aid in Rainbow Colours selected by me* 2 nitrile powder and latex free gloves 1 Pipette Rubber bands Stovetop Dyeing instructions Stitch Up Mitts Pattern
Kool Aid and Flavor Aid are American drinks that come in the form of dried powder in a small sachet. The powder is made up with sugar and water to create vibrantly coloured drinks that many enjoy. Even more fun for us spinners and knitters is the fact that these vibrant colours can be set permanently into animal fibres! Using Kool Aid is a great introduction to dyeing. It comes in a fantastic range of colours and, since it is food safe, there is no need for loads of special equipment. The powder also already includes citric acid, so no need for extra chemicals. The process is fun in a group and easy enough for kids (with a little adult help on the stove top). Not sure what to knit with it? Included in the kit is a simple scarf pattern designed to bring out the most of your creation.
Flavor Aid is produced and copyrighted by The Jel Sert Company. Kool Aid is produced and copyrighted by Kraft Foods.
*Please note some of the Kool Aid has passed its suggested consumption date, but is still perfectly fine for dyeing! Colours may vary from those shown in the example.