I then decided to use more food coloring and enhanced the purple with neon purple. I used vinegar to help the binding of the color to the wool and some grape flavored kool aid, because I could not resist. I like kool aid for yarn dyeing a lot. So while the world was going to end, I decided to go chemical and dye yarn, the result of the chemical experiment is below, the black was definitely adding Rit to the mixture, the middle skein is more or less the color of the iDye with Fisherman's wool, I guess it would have been a lot darker, but I did not chance it. The purplish was a fun yarn to dye, with the colors I chose, there was no Rit black involved at all, just the iDye , kool aid, and neon purple. This was such fun and the world did not end, the GODS were pleased with my yarn and so was I.
This was the color I started with, with a soaking of the yarn in warm water and vinegar. Lion Brand yarns is one of my favorites to dye and over dye. Thanks for stopping by there is more to come!