Mint Leaves


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.




Dye Recipe


Material/ WOF: Shetland wool 1 skein – 1oz


Dye/volume: ¼ gallon


Mordant/amount: 1tsp iron


Additions: None



Recipe notes:

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.

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