It's a bit of magic in a jar!! Watch the colors come to life as they soak up the sun and develop before your eyes!
Your kit includes one pre-mordanted skein of 70% Extra fine Merino Wool, 20% Royal Alpaca, and 10% Mulberry Silk (100g/437 yards & fingering weight) & 3 Natural Dyes. Just put everything in your own quart jar and follow along with the included instructions.
Please let me know which 3 of the following plants you would like included in your kit. Leave me a note at check out. (The colors listed are a general idea of how the dyes will turn out. It will also depend on the content and quality of your water at home.)
Marigold petals (deep Yellow/orange)
Onion skins (bright Yellow/orange)
Dyer’s Coreopsis flowers (orange/peach)
Nettle leaves (pale yellow)
Black Walnut hulls (golden brown)
Cochineal bugs (pink/fuchsia)
Hibiscus flowers (pale pinks)
Elder berries (taupe/pink)
Avocado pits (antique pink)
Hollyhock flowers (pale green/blue)
Lots of fun for Kids and Adults, classes and demonstrations!
Pink and yellow skein of yarn in the photos is not included in the purchase. It is an example of a solar dyed yarn. This specific skein was dyed with cochineal, coreopsis, and marigolds.