Plant Collected: Lavender


Date Collected: March 12, 2011


Part of plant used and amount: Flower buds


Extraction process notes:

Pick off buds and put into a pot. Add 5 cups of water. Slowly bring to a boil and simmer for 1 ½ hrs. Let cool.


Dye Recipe


Material/ WOF:  Shetland wool 6g

Dye/volume: 5 cups


Mordant/amount: Alum (15% WOF)


Additions: None


Recipe notes:

Soak fiber in alum for 2 hrs after bringing to a simmer for 30 min. Rinse fiber and add to the dye bath. Simmer for 5 hrs. Rinse until water runs clear.

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