Natural Dye Class
Nature has a way with colour! Learn to harness this talent and capture it in your yarn. In two three-hour sessions participants will learn how to prep fibre for the dyeing process, how to use mordants for colour-fastness and how to prepare a dyebath with plant dyes. Easily sourced hibiscus-tea produces beautiful shades of purple and green, turmeric dyes make happy yellows, golds and oranges and dyes from brazilwood can result in a wide range of hues including purples, and crimsons! . Explore the dye-potential of these three natural dye sources and how to best extract their pigment to get multiple colours. Start your natural dyeing adventures now!
2 sessions, price includes all materials including dyes, mordants, and 300g of various woollen yarns.
Level: No experience necessary