Pussy Willow 3

Plant Collected: Pussy Willow

 

Date Collected: 03/04/2013

 

Part of plant used and amount: Buds and branches- 400 grams

 

Extraction process notes: Simmered at 180 degrees for 2 hrs-cooled for 2 hrs

 

Material/ WOF: 20 grams of Icelandic wool fleece

 

Dye/volume: Enough dye to submerge fiber

 

Mordant/amount: Alum at 15%

 

Additions: 4 grams of tartar

 

Recipe notes: Heated up fiber in dye bath at 170 degrees for 1 hr. Let it cool cool for 12 hrs. Rinse

 

 

 

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