How-To: Set Yarn Colors to Prevent Them from Running

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How-To: Set Yarn Colors to Prevent Them from Running


When working with brightly-hued yarns, some of that color can transfer to your fingers while you’re working, or worse, to your clothing when you wear your finished project. Luckily, with a little bit of help from Heidi at Hands Occupied, plus a common household kitchen supply, you can set yarn colors to prevent them from running. Knitters and crocheters, rejoice!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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