Last night, my husband, Bob, agreed to help nudge me out of my “all things tropical colors” rut. We pulled out all of the mixed dyes, plus a few powders. He picked colors randomly, and I had to figure out how to put them on the yarn in a visually appealing & dye friendly way. Below are some pics from our experiments. Iris garden is an old favorite that has been updated with a new set of greens.
The picture of lots of minis has a mix of my tropical blues & greens for comparison.
In other good news, I was able to recreate tiger lily! Sadly, I wasn’t able to get a good picture of the layered reds, oranges, pinks & browns. I’ll try again later when the light changes.
On a side note: Bob really likes orange. Given his preference, all yarns would have orange. Lots of orange. And possibly no other color than orange!
His birthday is coming, so I’m planning a yarn of all the different oranges. It should make a perfect “Don’t shoot me while I am hiking” hat.