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Natural Dyes

St Johns Wort [100g]

£4.00 inc. VAT

Hypericum perforatum.

The natural dye is made from the whole of the chopped flowering tops, the colours can range from yellow, green through to brown.

An Alum mordant is required for protein fibres.

A tannin and Alum mordant are required for all cellulose fibres.

Not food safe, so please do not make a drink with this dye.

The picture shows wool which has been mordanted with alum, then dyed with St Johns wort.

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.

22 in stock

SKU B00-ND-038 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.