Kale

Plant Collected: Kale- Stannard Farm, NY

 

Date Collected: 09/15/2012

 

Part of plant used and amount: 1large bundle of kale

 

Extraction process notes: Chopped kale and boiled for 1 hr

 

Material/ WOF: 3oz alpaca fleece 3oz of Merino fleece

 

Dye/volume: 2 qts ½ qts dye

 

Mordant/amount: Alum at 15%

 

Additions: 1 tsp of soda ash

 

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

 

 

 

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