Zinnia 2

Plant Collected: Zinnia


Date Collected: 09/15/2012


Part of plant used and amount: 2 bundles of large multi colored zinnia flowers


Extraction process notes: Boiled flower tops for 1 ½ hrs


Material/ WOF: 3 oz Merino fleece  and 5 oz of  Leicester yarn


Dye/volume: 2 qts dye


Mordant/amount: Alum at 15%


Additions: 1 tbs of soda ash


Recipe notes: Heated up fiber in dye bath to 180 degrees with ash for 1 hr. Let cool overnight. Rinse




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