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A ChemKnits video series experimenting with innovative ways to dye yarn using food coloring, acid dyes, natural dyes, and more.
A ChemKnits video series experimenting with innovative ways to dye yarn using food coloring, acid dyes, natural dyes, and more.
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Dyepot Weekly: A Series of Yarn Dyeing Videos

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    Cheer Squad

    My heartfelt thanks! You'll get access to all of the backer only updates and will get to vote and contribute ideas for the Dyepot Weekly videos.

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    Shout-Out

    You'll get a shout-out in the Kickstarter Thank You Video on the ChemKnits Tutorials YouTube Channel and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    Hand-dyed & Handspun Mini-skein

    You will get a 5 yard mini-skein of hand-dyed and handspun yarn. Yarn weight and colors will vary. You will also get a shout out in the Thank You video and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    • 5 yd Hand-dyed & handspun mini-skein
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    Not a Knitter but I Want Something Dyed

    You will get a surprise hand-dyed t-shirt! Backers can indicated their least favorite color and a preference for a subtle or bold pattern.
    Sizes 2T-4T, Child S-XL, and Adult S-XXXL. You will also get a shout-out in the Kickstarter Thank You Video and the ChemKnits blog.

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    Sock Blank Special!

    You get a CUSTOM hand dyed 100 g sock blank of yarn (2 - 50 g balls of fingering weight 75% superwash merino/25% nylon yarn). You pick the colors and whether you want a random pattern, a gradient, stripes, or a surprise. The dyeing of your yarn will be featured in a LIVE Sock Blank Special video or in a bonus episode of Dyepot Weekly. I will wind the sock blank into two 50 g balls of yarn, unless you prefer to have me send you the dyed blank. Backers will also get shout-outs in the Kickstarter Thank You video, and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    Bronze Sponsorship

    As the sponsor of a Dyepot Weekly video, you will get sponsor credit in the video itself and on the ChemKnits website. PLUS you will get one of the items I dye in your video. The dyeing technique and final colors will be a surprise. You will have a choice of 100 g of roving, sock yarn, worsted weight yarn or a T-shirt. I will select the dyeing project and ship you the dyed object as soon as the Dyepot Weekly video has been edited. You might get your physical hand-dyed reward before the video is published. You will also get a shout out in the Thank You video and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    • Sponsorship Credit in a Dyepot Weekly Video
    • The dyed (roving, yarn, or T-shirt) from your sponsored video
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    Silver Sponsorship

    As a Silver Sponsor of a Dyepot Weekly Video, you will get all of the Bronze Sponsorship rewards PLUS a second surprise hand-dyed skein of yarn that might have been featured in a past or future ChemKnits video. The surprise yarn base can match what you selected for your sponsored video or that can be a surprise, too.

    All physical rewards will ship at the same time.

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    • Sponsorship Credit in a Dyepot Weekly Video
    • The dyed (roving, yarn, or T-shirt) from your sponsored video
    • Surprise 100 g skein of yarn
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    Stardust Sponsorship (Surprise Handspun)

    Stardust Sponsors will add an EXTRA EPISODE of Dyepot Weekly to the total! Each bonus episode will feature exciting experiments that will use less conventional yarns, dyes and techniques. Stardust Sponsors won't receive the yarn dyed in the video. Instead, I'll send you a surprise~100 g skein of yarn that has been hand dyed AND handspun by me. The dyeing and/or spinning may have been featured in a past ChemKnits video. The yarn will be 100% wool and worsted weight or thicker. Final yardage, ply number, and colors will vary. Backers can indicate their least favorite color in the survey.

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    Gold Sponsorship

    Gold Sponsors will get to help design the Dyepot Weekly Video you sponsor! You will have an expanded list of undyed fibers to choose from plus creative control over the dyes and technique I use in your video. We will work together to create a fun project so you can get the yarn of your dreams.

    In addition to the Silver Sponsorship rewards, you will receive a SECOND skein of yarn (or roving etc) dyed in your video.

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    • Sponsorship Credit in a Dyepot Weekly Video
    • The dyed (roving, yarn, or T-shirt) from your sponsored video
    • Surprise 100 g skein of yarn
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    Spin into Gold Sponsorship

    Work with me to design your dream hand-dyed and handspun yarn. You will help me select the undyed fiber, colors, dyes and technique to dye 200 g of roving in a Dyepot Weekly Video. Next, we will work together to decided how to spin the fiber into yarn (final thickness ~worsted weight.) I will livestream the spinning at a time that works with your schedule. You will receive sponsorship credit in both of your videos and shout-outs in the Kickstarter Thank You video and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    • 200 g of custom handdyed/handspun yarn
    • Scheduling preference for a LIVE spinning video
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    Surprise Yarn!

    Surprise! I'll send you a random 100 g skein of hand dyed yarn that may or may not have been featured in a past ChemKnits video. Fiber content and yarn weight will vary. You will also get a shout-out in the Thank You video and on the ChemKnits blog.

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    You Pick - Yarn Edition

    Don't like surprises? You can pick out your own hand-dyed skein of yarn. On a scheduled date, you will be able to claim the yarn you want through a Facebook album of ~40 100 g skeins of yarn of various weights, fibers and colors. These yarns might have been featured in a past ChemKnits videos! You will also get a shout-out in the Thank You video and on the ChemKnits blog.

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