Dyeing with Avocado + Dandelions Both dyes were 50gm skeins of superwash merino with an alum and cream of tartar mordant. I used the broken pits and ripped up skins of 9 frozen-then-thawed avocados and a bowl full of fresh picked dandelions. I cut back on timing for everything so I might have ended up with richer colors.

Dyeing with Avocado + Dandelions

skeins of superwash merino with an alum and cream of tartar mordant. I used the broken pits and ripped up skins of 9 frozen-then-thawed avocados

DIY Natural Dyes ( full instructions) | Maiwa dyeing

Comprehensive guide on mordants and their making as well as natural dyeing of protein and cellulose based fabrics MAIWA: Natural Dyes on Salt Spring - Day 2

"The cochineal shot. Alessandra transferring the tiny scale insect called cochineal from its home / host, Mama Nopal Cactus to a tiny model size nopal cactus. These tiny bugs make the color pink." Photo taken by @avfkw on Instagram, pinned via the InstaPin iOS App! http://www.instapinapp.com (07/29/2014)

"The cochineal shot. Alessandra transferring the tiny scale insect called…

Not So Fugitive Natural Dyes: Top Seven Colorfast Natural Dyes - Wearing Woad

Not So Fugitive Natural Dyes: Top Seven Colorfast Natural Dyes - Wearing Woad

The  red, orange and yellow Dermocybe mushrooms that I collected recently sat in jars of rainwater for just over two weeks, developing a white scum on the surface of the water and giving off a deci...

Wool/alpaca handspun yarn, mordanted with alum and cream of tartar, and dyed with Dermocybe (Cortinarius) mushrooms

Tutorial For Creating Self Striping Yarn! Also wrapping tutorial for Noro style striping.  It's great to understand how your yarn stripes if you knit larger, non-sock projects.

Tutorial For Creating Self Striping Yarn! Also wrapping tutorial for Noro style striping. It's great to understand how your yarn stripes if you knit larger, non-sock projects.

Cómo teñir lanas con vegetales - IMujer                              …

Cómo teñir lanas con vegetales

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