Fungi Dye: Boletopsis Grisea

Boletopsis grisea Fungi Dyed Yarn

Boletopsis grisea Mushroom Dye

FI – Sudenkaapa
SW -tallgraticka

Alum Mordant
3 litres water
25 grams alum
10 grams cream of Tartar
Bring to boil and then let cool
100 gram wool yarn tied in skeins
Rinse the clean washed yarn in cool water
Add the yarn into the cool mordant bath and bring it to 80-90 C degrees
Simmer for 1 hour
Remove and let cool

Fungi Dye Bath

If using dried mushrooms soak them in water for a few hours until soft.… Read more...

Fungi Dyes Cortinarius Semisanguineus

Cortinareous Fungi Dye

Cortinarius Semisanguineus – Yellow, Orange dye from stems
Reds, pinks from caps
FI: Verihelttaseitikki

Alum Mordant
3 litres water
25 grams alum
10 grams cream of Tartar
Bring to boil and then let cool

100 gram wool yarn tied in skeins
Rinse the clean washed yarn in cool water
Add the yarn into the cool mordant bath and bring it to 80-90 C degrees
Simmer for 1 hour
Remove and let cool

Mushroom Fungi Dye Bath
Separate the mushroom caps from the stems and use them as separate dye baths.… Read more...