Tiger Lily

 

Plant Collected: Tiger Lily

 

Date Collected: April 16, 2011

 

Part of plant used and amount: Flower head

 

Extraction process notes:

Used 32 g of flowers. Pick flowers off of stems and put in pot with enough water to cover the plant material

Slowly bring to a boil. Heat on low simmer for 15 minutes. Let sit for 2 hrs. Strain

 

Dye Recipe

 

Material/ WOF:  Merino wool 7g

 

Dye/volume: 3 cups

 

Mordant/amount: alum (15% WOF)= 2-1/2 g of alum

 

Additions:  none

 

Recipe notes:

Simmer fiber in alum for 1 hr and let cool. Rinse fiber and add to the dye bath. Simmer for 1 hr. Cool.  Let the fiber sit in the dye bath overnight.  Rinse until water runs clear.

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