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Paradise Fibers Blog / Dyeing Fiber

Dying the White Rabbit, an Adventure in Food Coloring Dyes. April 2018 Fiber Club Tutorial

Alice in Paradise Alice returns! Only this time after tumbling down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in an even curiouser and unfamiliar place. She’s swiftly greeted by a pink llama, taller than a sycamore tree, with abounding curls covering its dark blue eyes and wrapping around its knobby knees. “Hi-YA!” exclaims the pink llama, […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Teeswater

Lustrous, strong, and soft. Teeswater is a really interesting wool that separates itself from any other breed. This wool has a long staple making it easy to spin and the natural luster really makes the dye pop. This is a very large breed of sheep that can produce up to 15lbs of fiber for just a […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Corriedale

I am so excited about this roving! This week, in my 8 weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I will be discussing Corriedale Cross roving. I absolutely love this fiber! The dye took beautifully and spinning this fiber was similar to the Targhee I spun a few weeks ago. If you haven’t checked out the […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Targhee

It’s so fluffy!!! I can’t believe how soft and squishy this fiber is! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I worked with Targhee wool. Dyeing this breed’s fiber was a complete joy and I also got to try out some new dyes. After dyeing and drying the roving, it […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Merino

Looooove Merino wool! It’s no wonder why people gravitate to merino for roving and yarn! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I have dyed and spun our 64 count merino roving. This merino is so soft and easy to work with. It took the dye so beautifully and practically spins […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Icelandic Wool

I will be embarking on a new and exciting adventure spinning and dyeing my way through eight weeks of eight different sheep breeds. Join me on this exciting quest while I review how each fiber behaves when spun and dyed. This week I am reviewing Icelandic sheep wool in a natural brown and grey color. Click […]
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