Plant Collected: Peach blossoms
Date Collected: April 30, 2011
Part of plant used and amount: Flowers- Enough to fill ½ 16 qt pot.
Extraction process notes:
Fill with enough water to cover the plant material. Simmer for 2 hrs. Let cool for an hour. Strain
Material/ WOF: Alpaca wool 7g
Dye/volume: 6 cups
Mordant/amount: alum 1g
Simmer fiber in alum for 1 hr and let cool. Rinse fiber and add to the dye bath. Simmer for ½ hr on med heat. Cool for ½ hr. Rinse until water runs clear.