One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Immerse (a yarn or fabric) in a special solution in order to color it.‘yarn can be dip-dyed in different colors’‘similar effects to dip-dyeing can be achieved by spraying’
- ‘I also quite liked her blue dip-dyed chiffon top with mother-of-pearl ring detail and her pale lemon silk satin hooded mini-dress with long beaded tassel.’
- ‘Then the pieces were dyed using dip-dyeing or tie-dyeing.’
- ‘She transferred the drawings of German painter Caspar David Friedrich onto full skirts and dresses, mixed them with computer-like pixellated prints and topped it all with dip-dyed sloppy jumpers or couture-like coats.’
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