Tie-Dyeing has been popular with the trendy DIY crowd since the late 1960s. This groovy ad from the September 1970 issue of Co-ed magazine shows how you can take plain white tights and tie-dye ’em with Rit Dye.
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I don’t know why we were dying our clothes, but knowing how to use RIT dye correctly in the washer was a task taught along with other household lessons. And I was lucky, because before that I think you had to use a washtub and use salt to set it.