DIY Tie Dye Socks

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I love socks durring this time of year, and wanted to spice up and widen my elaborate collection

Materials needed:

socks

tie dye kit

water

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This Tie Dye kit is available at most craft stores and it works amazing!

(I used this kit for the socks above)

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In the kit there was a presoak powder  to help the fabric absorb pigment.

I mixed that with warm water in the bowl.

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Layout all your materials and try to be organized

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I let my socks soak for about 10 minutes in the provided solution

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Make sure to squeeze out ALL the liquid (as much as possible), they need to be able to absorb the dye.

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Prepare your dying surface. I used the floor of the shower, and a trash bag to be EXTRA safe!

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Add warm/hot water to the dye bottles, and shake well to dissolve the dye.

(be careful not to splatter yourself)

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Now have FUN and apply the dye in any pattern

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After letting the socks sit for 24 hours remove the rubber bands and rinse with cold water…

wash, dry, and enjoy your new socks!

xoxo, L

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Knitting Time

This is my current project

Yarn: Joann’s Fabrics

Needles: Size 12

Stitch: The first 3 rows are knitting  and the rest is in stocking stitch

One of my FAVORITE calming activities is knitting. I learned when I was young, and I have stuck with it since. There are so many ways to make knitting your own, and personalize it… Needle size, yarn type, etc.

Here’s a great website to learn how to knit (or learn new stitches)

If you need to purchase some needles & yarn they are available at most superstores, and for higher quality yarns it better to go to a knitting & crocheting speciality store.


restful rainy days

My rainy days consist of:

rainbows

nature

hunter boots

scarves

sweaters

puddles (to jump in)

&

tea

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 When it’s rainy I always manage to have this song in my mind.


Labor Day Weekend

My Labor day weekend consisted of yoga on the go, great food, a little shopping, and much needed beach play.

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Hope everyone had a great holiday!