Blankety Blanks to Paint


Hand-paint your own yarn blank to make identical socks and mitts or a gorgeous shawl

Out of stock



Instructor Lyn Gemmell

Experience Level – everyone welcome

Class Description – Dyeing to hand-paint your own yarn blank? (A yarn blank is a pre-knit rectangle of yarn.) Want a matching pair of socks or a cool scarf or shawl? This is the place to try it out.

You will learn –

  • How to work with hand-painted yarns
  • How to make colours work together
  • Placement techniques for dyeing yarn
  • Fun and weird ways (and tools) to place colour


  • old shirt or apron that you don’t mind getting dye on
  • shoes that can get “dripped on”
  • a pair of kitchen gloves to protect your hands

Homework – none

Materials Charge – Yarn Blankets are $35 per blank (for approx. 125g/460 yds) in 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon in fingering/sock weight.