Do you shop the after Easter sales? Not just for the candy--which is fun--I shop for the leftover dye kits for eggs! They usually sell cheap and I hoard them throughout the year. They can be used to dye eggs later in the year, but I like to use them to dye my fiber. I have dyed silk yarn in the microwave with dye mixture. I came upon this cool way to dye a 'cake' of yarn--
Have fun!! and dye away!!