Plant Dyes and Your Health

Natural Dyed Yarns

Did you know that textiles dyed with plant dyes can be good for you?As a part of my personal search for a healthier lifestyle, I am on an ongoing quest to learn more about natural plant dyes, their uses and how to achieve the range of colours that plant dyes can produce. In this age… Continue reading Plant Dyes and Your Health

Alkanet Root Dye

Alkanet Dye

Alkanet Root Dye Recipe for Linen, Cotton and Cellulose FibresAlkana Tinctoria for 100 grams of fibre20 grams Alkanet Root Rhubarb Dye PowderSoak the Alkanet in a glass jar overnight with a bit of alcohol. This helps to release the dye pigment from the Alkanet. I leave the jar outside as the alcohol fumes can be… Continue reading Alkanet Root Dye