Magnolia

 

Plant Collected: Magnolia

 

Date Collected: March 26th, 2011

 

Part of plant used and amount: 2 cups of ½” long chopped branches

 

Extraction process notes:

Harvested just before buds flowered. Cut branches into ½” pieces and boil in 6 cps of water for 3hrs. Let sit overnight. Let cool. Strain the dye material form the plant material.

 

Dye Recipe

 

Material/ WOF:  1oz skein of Shetland wool

 

Dye/volume: 5 cups

 

Mordant/amount: 1tsp Iron

 

Additions: None

 

Recipe notes:

Mordant wool in iron for 1 ½ hrs with 5 cups of water on low heat. Rinse and place in dye.  Simmer on low heat for 2hrs. Rinse until water runs clear.

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