Dyed Silk Galaxy Scarf

Dyed Silk Galaxy Scarf

Inspired by images of nebulae and supernovas, this simple scarf embodies the wonders of the galaxy. No two are alike!

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    1. Spread a plastic sheet on your work surface. Pour half of each bottle of dye into individual cups. Be sure to wear an apron and rubber gloves!

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    2. Hand wash the silk scarf in tepid water with a very mild detergent. Rinse well. Squeeze the scarf lightly but do not wring.

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    3. Lay the wet scarf on the plastic covering and smooth out as many wrinkles as possible.

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    4. Fill squeeze bottles with the different dye colors. Starting with Turquoise, apply dye to the scarf, beginning in the center and working outward.

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    5. Add the Royal Blue and Digital hues, then finish with Black around the edges to create that "outer space" look.

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    6. Now for the starry magic! Sprinkle Jacquard Silk Salt across the wettest areas of the scarf. Allow the scarf to dry for 24 hours.

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    7. When the scarf is dry, mix three quarts of water with 3 oz of Jacquard Dye-Set Concentrate. Submerge the scarf and stir vigorously for 30 seconds, then stir gently for 4–5 minutes. Don't let the scarf sit; keep it moving! Remove it from the solution and wash it with mild detergent. Rinse well until the water is clear.

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    8. Lay the scarf flat to dry. Enjoy wearing your new, one-of-a-kind accessory!

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