Dyeing for Snow!

Pictorial spot dyeing

By: Lisanne Miller/W. Cushing

The hooked pieces shown here are from the W. Cushing Collection called Indian Summer. The dyed pieces accented the pinecones beautifully.

One of the prettiest sights to see while sipping hot cocoa in your cozy home is snow falling outside your window—especially when it is pristine and you have nowhere to go!

Dyeing wool for snow can be tricky, but it need not be. Follow the steps below whether you are a new dyer or experienced colorist! With the following recipe, you will achieve many “shades of snow” to achieve a wonderfully realistic look. The dyed mottled wool is fabulous for hooking a snow scene. 


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