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
Material/ WOF: Merino wool ¼ oz
Dye/volume: 7 cps
Mordant/amount: ¼ tsp iron
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.