A question for dyers: Are there any agreed upon names for the different methods of dyeing? I read the Twisted Sisters book and they had cold-pour and hot-pour (I think). The former being the saran wrap and steam method and the latter being the pot of water on the stove method. So, that’s all well and good, but aren’t there other things out there that people are doing? What is kettle dyeing? What is dyeing in a crockpot? Why is that different from using a stockpot on the stove? What is putting fiber in a dish without water and baking it in the oven or microwave? How do these compare?
A knitting anecdote: This morning before class, I sat in the big lounge where people go to sleep/study/talk about stupid things. It was pretty full, so I couldn’t sit in a quiet corner away from anyone else. Instead, I parked in between two girls who both had their cellphones out. I brought out my knitting and on either side of me, they were typing away text messages. It was an amusing sight, I’m sure. I was working on my Cosy Train Tam, which is coming along quite nicely. I’ve gotten to the decreases. Before I left the house, I used the nostepinne to rewind the two separate balls into one ball. It’s a lot less to carry now, which is why I brought it to school with me.