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Blackberry on wool.

Blackberry on wool.

First Blackberry tests - adore these!

First Blackberry tests

Dyeing wool locks

Dyeing wool locks

Ellen Greco shared this lovely image on Instagram of her results from dyeing with red cabbage, blackberries,  blueberries...

From ELLEN GRECO: Results from dyeing with red cabbage, blackberries and blueberries

Dyeing is not hard give it a try.

Dye bath for dyeing wool made from blackberries

Natural Dyeing: Blackberry  This blog has all sorts of natural yarn working info

DIY natural yarn dyeing with blackberries . this site has a few other natural dyes with amazing results.

Felting and Dyeing wool sweaters and suiting

Old wool sweaters layout ~ Felting old sweaters ~ FUN!

Dyeing Wool With Food Coloring or Kool Aide

I was going through my craft patterns last night and found my notes on how to dye wool with food coloring or Kool Aide.

some easy to use plants include: onion skins, elderberry, fig leaves, carrot tops, avocado pits, red cabbage. Directions for brilliant gold: carrot tops on wool. https://www.permacouture.org/

recipe for carrot top dye: brilliant gold color!

Berries, Natural Dyes by Philosopher Queen, via Flickr

Berries, Natural Dyes by Philosopher Queen. This was my first job with CW between college years: we built a fire, boiled some berries or leaves and dyed some wool spun by CW's Spinning and Weaving Shop.