During winter months, I tend to dye yarns mostly with acid based dyes because they are quick reacting and simple to work with.… Read more...
Red Sandalwood comes for a tree native to India and Indonesia. The dyestuff is from the heartwood and yields oranges, browns and auburn shades of colour.… Read more...
Weavers, spinners and dyers might be considered a bit odd in this day and age of computers and ready-made, mass-produced articles.… Read more...
Linen and cotton yarns require a different mordant preparation prior to using natural dyes.
- Use clean, scoured wool or yarn.
Rhubarb roots can yield a red or orange natural dye depending on the species