Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Picking a Color

I've been knitting beads. (Again.) Since I finally learned how to get close up shots on my camera (yes, this was an obvious thing, but it took me way too long to figure it out), I have better pictures.

Here's what they look like after I've knit them...

unfelted beads

Then I run them through the washing machine to felt them...

felted beads

And then I dye them...

dyed beads

Aren't those colors pretty?

I mention this all for a reason. I have no idea what color to try next.

I used food dyes for them. (These.) I've exhausted the box. But, there are recipes for other colors. It's time to experiment, but I don't know which color to try next.

I can actually do four batches at the same time, so it's not like I really need to narrow things down too much. I guess it's just the plethora of choices that's making choosing so hard. That, and I have another box of food dyes to play with as well.

Any ideas? I'm open to suggestions.


  1. I'm a big fan of purples, personally. Royal purple and indigo purple. How about periwinkle?

  2. Oh yeah! Purples and periwinkle are cool. I agree. What a cute idea. I don't know why some people can think of such great ideas like this.


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