Carrot Top 2

Plant Collected: Carrot Tops

 

Date Collected: 08/09/2013

 

Part of plant used and amount: Tops from 10 carrots

 

Extraction process notes: Boiled for 3hrs

 

Material/ WOF: 8 oz alpaca fleece

 

Dye/volume: Enough dye to submerge fiber

 

Mordant/amount: 2 1/2 teaspoons alum

 

Additions: 1 tsp vinegar and 1 tsp iron

 

Recipe notes: Fiber simmered on low for 4hrs and then fiber was removed and iron was added. Fiber simmered again on low for 1 hr, then removed from dye.

 

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