Added Apr 13, 2008
Making your dyebath:
Your dyebath will be good for one hour. After that it should be exhausted.
Dissolve amount of dye powder, from the chart below, in a little warm water. Then, dissolve that into 2 cups of room temperature water. Make sure its dissolved thoroughly.
For the dyebath, fill your large bucket with 2 gallons room temp. water for every lb of fabric. Your container should be large enough for the fabric to move freely and to stir the dye bath without spilling.
Add salt, according to chart. Then add dissolved dye and stir. Add fabric. Stir continuously for 10 minutes for an even dye coverage. Completely dissolve PRO Dye Activator or Soda Ash from the chart in 2 cups (500ml) warm 95oF (35oC) water. While wearing rubber gloves remove the fabric from dye bath and pour in the dissolved PRO Dye Activator or Soda Ash. Give it a stir and return the fabric to dye bath. Stir continuously for the first 5 minutes. Then, give a stir every 5 minutes for the next 60 minutes. This will insure maximum permanence and depth of shade.
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