Often you get some great patterns.
Acid dyes give a brilliant color to silk. I'm not a lover of red, but it's a popular color for scarves.
Today was "blue day" so I mixed up 1 cup each of many blues and purples, donned my tight fitting rubber gloves and went to work!
What I DIDN'T do was check the gloves for holes. Bummer, I didn't realize it til after the fact!