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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