Plant Collected: Mint leaves
Date Collected: Feb 25, 2011
Part of plant used and amount: 3 small bunches
Extraction process notes:
¼ gallon of water with the mint. Heat for 2hrs. Strain the dye material from the plant material.
Material/ WOF: Shetland wool 1 skein – 1oz
Dye/volume: ¼ gallon
Mordant/amount: 1tsp iron
Mordant the wool in iron for 1 hr using enough water so the fiber moves freely in the bath. Rinse and put in dye. Simmer for 1 hr. Let cool. Rinse until water runs clear.