Lilac – 5

 

Plant Collected: Lilac

 

Date Collected: May 8, 2011

 

Part of plant used and amount: Flowers heads 1 bunch with petals and stems.

Extraction process notes:

Fill with enough water to cover the plant material. Simmer for 4 hrs.  Let cool. Strain

 

Dye Recipe

 

Material/ WOF:  Merino wool ¼ oz

 

Dye/volume: 7 cps

 

Mordant/amount: ¼ tsp iron

 

Additions:  None

 

Recipe notes:

Simmer fiber in iron for 2 hr and let cool. Rinse fiber and add to the dye bath. Simmer for 4 hrs on med heat. Cool.  Rinse until water runs clear.

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