recycled hand-dyed yarn

Recycled from unraveled tossed sweaters, or found secondhand, the repurposed yarn is then washed, dyed, and given and new life! I do all my dyeing with food dyes and kool-aid, acid set with vinegar, always exhausting the dye and letting it set in for colorfastness. Happy to put my art degree and painting background to use, I mix colors to get looks you wouldn't associate with the kids' powered drink, sometimes using a crock pot, sometimes the stove top, and sometimes a microwave for a variety of different effects!

(check the knit kits in the shop to find some of these yarns for sale)

Be sure to add photos of your creations knit with leethal yarn to the leethal flickr group!
Label your stash and project yarn either leethal recycled 2-color, leethal recycled self-striping, or leethal recycled variegated, on ravelry!

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
this yarn was part of the leethal quick knits club, meant to make Old Timey Moustaches.


Picture Book

Picture Book
this yarn was part of the leethal quick knits club, meant to make Laced-Up Pencil Cases.


Green Grass of Tunnel

Green Grass of Tunnel
this yarn was part of the leethal quick knits club, meant to make Strappy Pouches.


2-color green+orange

Tangerines in Spring


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Fall Colors
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Sleeve-Dyed Rainbow
this yarn was knit into a skoodlet by Lee!


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Honeydew and Cantaloup
this yarn was knit into ninja mitts by Sally!


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Tangerine Ocean
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by Amber!


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Fiery Sunset
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Watercolor Landscape
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Gold Flecked Burgundy
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Sunshine Flowers
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Watercolor Sunshine
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Sunny Seaweed Ocean
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Blackened Forest
this yarn was included in 2 knit kits to use for ninja mitts and a spiraling stripes hat.


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Bulky Popsicles
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Tangerines in the Grass
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a 2-color textured hat.


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Ocean of Fuzz
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Citrus Valentine
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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Aqua Berry
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a 2-color textured hat.


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Random Order Blues and Greens
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Green Tea Cream
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Rainbow Striping
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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Candy Hearts
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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3-Color Lambswool
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by Lee!


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Bright Tie-Dye
this yarn was knit into a scarf by Lee!


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Orange+Blue
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by Lee!


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Red+Blue Alpaca
this yarn was knit into a 2-color textured hat by Lee!


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Greens and Oranges
this yarn was knit into a hat by Lee!


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Muted Kool-Aid
this yarn was knit into a coffee sleeve by Milky Robot!


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Silky Pastels


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Razzle Dazzle Rose
this yarn is for sale in knit kits to use for 10 yard cuffs.


Ocean Breathes Salty

Ocean Breathes Salty
this yarn is for sale in knit kits to use for 10 yard cuffs.


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Promises In The Dark
this yarn is for sale in knit kits to use for 10 yard cuffs.


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Fascination
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs and leethal bracelets.


aqua twirl

Aqua Twirl
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs and leethal bracelets.


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Red Hearts
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs and leethal bracelets.


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Kettle Rainbow
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Handpainted Super Contrast
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Iris and Roses
this yarn is used for 10 yard cuffs like this one by Lee!


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Berry Stripes
this yarn was knit into a vortex hat by Lee!


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Red + Olive
this yarn was knit into a cowl (photo soon) by Lee and included in a knit kit for a 2-color texture hat.


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Olives and Browns


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Sleeve-Dyed Greens
this yarn was knit into a mystery (for now) hat by Lee!


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Muted Red and Aqua
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Greens with a Splash of Brown


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Apples + Bananas
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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Earthy Green Fuzz
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Red Wine + Onions
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a 2-color textured hat.


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Bulky Earth Tones
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Boysenberry Ocean
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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Red Wine + Chocolate
this yarn was included in a knit kit to use for a 2-color textured hat.


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Sleeve-Dyed Blue+Purple
this yarn was knit into a mr. pointy hat by Lee!


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Purple Ocean
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for ninja mitts.


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Mint Jam
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by jdubble!


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Grapes and Berries
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by flabbergasted!


sunshine swirl yarn

Sunshine Swirl
this yarn was knit into ninja mitts by craftyloca!


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Greeeens Striping
this yarn was sold in a knit kit to use for a spiraling stripes hat.


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Merino Tie-Dye
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by Lee!


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Striping Silk Blend
this yarn was knit into a hat by Lee!


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Cool+Warm Striping
this yarn was knit into ninja mitts by Lee!


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Orange Rainbows
this yarn was knit into a spiraling stripes hat by Lee!