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I have dyed lots of cashmere, so it is perfectly doable
Cashmere does not like heat so you need a coldwater dye, rather than the very convenient washing machine one. I think pale bluey green would be easier to go grey than brown. Look up the dylon site, cold water dye and have a look at the colours.
Bedtime looming but I'll be back later if I can help further!
I have tried with the machine and the dylon cold water ones and the colour always has turned out muted pastel and greyed. I tried purple on a light blue one hoping for violet and ended up with a smokey lilac/Rose. Others had a similar outcome.
I tried grey and it turned a duck egg coloured Cardigan khaki. Was a trifle displeased at that one.
ooh khaki would be ok actually - I wouldn't mind that. I've googled and can't find a photo of the colour anywhere - it's Brora Kelp, (in a thickish aran knit) but they aren't doing it this year. I'll take a pic tomorrow and put it on my profile, then perhaps one of you kind people would take a look and tell me what I could hope for? Basically anything warmish, rather than the bluey green it is now, which just doesn't suit me at all - it makes me look washed out
Hmm, the colour you end up with really depends on what you start off with. It will be hard to end up with a warm colour if you start off with blue green. You could go navy, dark green, teal or purple easily enough.
I have a bookmark somewhere about dying colours that I'll have a look for.
Hi there I just saw your message and if your jumper is blue it would need red and some yellow to become brown. maybe a deep orange dye would get it brown? Dyes work exactly the same as mixing paint. Kind regards
faustina did you do cold water or machine dye? I tried it before with cold water and it didn't take at all. I have been given a bright pink cashmere jumper, so NOT my colour, would love to try something like burgundy...