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The Knitographer interviews Dye Happy Yarn

I met the lovely Tureya from Dye Happy Yarn a couple of months ago at a knitting night talk on how to be a better ally. She dyes gorgeous locally sourced yarn and I couldn't wait to find out more about her colours and process.
Tell me a bit about you and Dye Happy Yarn – how did it begin? I’ve had the desire to make things for as long as I can remember. The list of crafts that I have dabbled in is as long as my arm, but knitting really took off once I had small people to knit for. Dye Happy was born about 5 years ago when I had yarn for a project but not the colour I wanted. A friend suggested that I dye it and I had to ask her to repeat her self because with all my crafting and fabric dying over the years, it had never occured to me that you could dye yarn! So I asked Aunty Google how one went about it and that’s how I learnt about dyeing with food colouring. I only did that a few times before ordering my first box of acid dyes. At the time my knitting circle was meeting every Sat…

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