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Natural Dyes

Blood Root [100g]

£6.00 inc. VAT

Sanguinaria canadensis

For this Natural Dye, when used with an Alum mordant can produce red colours, soak the bloodroot for 72 hours in water. Slowly bring to the simmer and start to dye. Leave the fibres in the dye liquid overnight.

Use this Natural Dye at a ratio of 150% dyestuff to fibre.

The picture shows wool which has been mordanted with alum, then dyed with bloodroot.

The left-hand skein shows how all the skeins originally came out of the dye pot. The other four were each dipped into a different modifier bath for approximately 10 minutes. From left-to-right these modifier baths were Citric Acid, Ammonia, Copper and Iron.

23 in stock

SKU B00-ND-006 Category

International Customers: Please make sure your country will accept plant material through the post, we will not be responsible for any item refused or destroyed by border control.