You will need
- - knit;
- - paint for fabric;
- - container for soaking the fabric.
Determine what part of your knitwear. Usually information is given on the label in percentages of the different fibers. If labels are missing or not preserved, determine the type of fabric themselves. To do this, pull from the inside of the seam, a small piece of thread and set it on fire. Natural fibers such as wool, cotton or silk will burn quickly. At the same time synthetic threads are more likely to burn and melt.
Depending on the type of fiber choose the right paint. To come to the hardware store or shop for Handicrafts and consult with the seller what brand of paint is right for your case. Do not forget to specify that you are going to wear and wash this thing - in this case, for example, suitable paint used for batik.
Be careful when choosing the color of paint. If you need to change the tint color of the Jersey, keep in mind that there will be a mixing of colors. Therefore, to obtain yellow things orange need to use red dye.
Prepare the thing for coloring. It is necessary to thoroughly wash and unpick all the accessories, for example, buckles and buttons.
Prepare the dye following the instructions on the package. It is best to plant it in a pot in such volume of water that your garment was completely covered with the coloring substance and not crushed. Water for dilution of paint is best to soften a small amount of soda. The temperature of the solution for painting should be about fifty degrees.
Place in a saucepan your thing, place a container on the stove and bring the water to a boil. Continue to act in accordance with the instruction given to a specific paint - how long and at what temperature you need to continue the process.
Painted the thing carefully remove, allow to drip off the solution and rinse it in cold water. Then leave it to dry. After dyeing it is advisable not to wash your knitwear a few days.