Dyer's Companionby Dagmar Klos
An essential reference for anyone who wants to dye fabric or yarns, this accessible guide offers indispensable information on equipment and supplies, types of dye, safety procedures, and record keeping. Step-by-step dye recipes that produce consistent and successful results are provided. Beginners will gain the confidence to add color to fiber while seasoned textile artisans will discover useful tips and hints. An eight-page color section with 100 skeins of yarn in a range of color gradations and an explanation of the fundamentals of color theory provide dyers with encouragement to explore their own dyeing variations.
Meet the Author
Dagmar Klos is a dye master, fiber artist, and teacher. She is also the copublisher and coeditor of the Turkey Red Journal, a newsletter dedicated to natural dyes. She is the recipient of the Handweavers Guild of America's Certificate of Excellence in Dyeing. She lives in Chicago.
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