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Dye Bleeding: why it happens and what to do about it

Have you ever knit with a super-saturated, gorgeous skein of yarn, only to look down in horror at your hands and discover that they’ve turned an entirely different color? While dye bleeding might be a shock to those of us who encounter it, it’s a relatively common issue with hand-dyed yarns. Here’s some info on why it happens, and what we can do to anticipate and counteract it when it does. 


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