25 August 2016

Time to Dye


I'm feeling a little bit joyous cycling season is almost over. My hollyhocks and hibiscus are gone; the dyes are ready. I have two jars of avocado pit dye from last year sitting in the sun; they say the longer avocado dye stews, the richer the color will be. I have four sandwich bags full of avocado pits in the freezer, ready to be ground up and mixed with a touch of ammonia to make more dye. I have a box of yarn and two bags of thread ready to be dyed.

And no time to dye!

Every time I eat cherries, I wish I could dye. Every. Single. Time.

4 comments :

  1. hahaha oh this post was such good timing, as the cat shows today what you really mean by "dye" haha

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    1. Ha ha ha! Bet you didn't know mind-reading is among my many talents, did you, Pat?!?

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  2. Isn't it awful when we kind of look forward to not riding? Though I love it, it does suck up a lot of time that could be used for other things. What to do, what to do....

    Dye-ing to see what you come up with! :)

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    1. Fortunately, I can train almost all year long, Sue. I just don't have to be so intense after all the organized rides. Thank heavens!

      I have to dye again soon. I ran out of my hand-dyed pink thread today!!!

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