|What Colors Say About Us
Have you ever wondered why some people are drawn to one color, while others prefer a totally different palette?
Lots of research exists on the subject of color. You'll find complex theories about what colors mean, what they provoke in the viewer, and what they can tell you about the person who chooses them.
As is usually the case, some theories contradict one another. Others don't always mesh with the color traditions of different countries.
But the study of colors can provide an insightful element to your creative process, giving you yet another factor to consider when choosing yarns for a project.
Pick Your Theory
Let's take a look at color theories from around the world. These include the study of color as it relates to:
Feng Shui principles
In This Article
Additional Color Resources
Books about Dyeing
Introduction to Natural Dyes
Gallery of Kool Aid-Dyed Yarns
Where to Buy Natural Dye Kits
Carol Leigh’s Natural Dye Kits for Natural Fibers
Earthues / Color Trends Natural Dye Extract Kit
Where to Buy Natural Dyes (pick your own)
Hillcreek Fiber Studio
The Mannings Handweaving School and Supply Center
Where to Buy Acid Dyes
One-Step Country Classic Dyes
Wash Fast Acid Dyes