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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