Plant Collected: Daffodils


Date Collected: March 16th, 2011


Part of plant used and amount: 38 flower heads


Extraction process notes:

Simmer flower heads in 6 cups of water for 2hrs and 15 minutes.  Let cool. Strain the dye material from the plant material.


Dye Recipe


Material/ WOF:  1oz skein of Shetland wool


Dye/volume: 6 cups


Mordant/amount: 1tsp alum


Additions: 3tbsp of vinegar and 1 tsp of cream of tartar



Recipe notes:

Mordant wool in alum for 1hr with 5 cups of water on low heat. Rinse and place in dye.  Simmer on low heat for 2 ½ hrs. Rinse until water runs clear.

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