Eco-Dye Kit

£22.50

A unique collection of  natural plant dried dye stuffs 100g skein of sumptuously soft Naturally Gorgeous 4ply/fingering weight Silk/Organic Merino or Alpaca/silk or Polwarth yarn to solar dye your own yarn. Perfect for natural hand dyeing and no harsh chemicals are used. The dye stuffs  are Cochineal, Madder, Rhubarb Root or Weld to give colours from pinky red, through orange to yellow. The yarn will be dyed in a random way using a solar dye technique so your skein of yarn will be unique.

Madder is a small spreading plant that grows naturally in the UK. Madder has been used for centuries to dye fabrics and fibres a range of colours from dark rust to pale peach. The roots are harvested and dried in the sun before being hand chopped and used to make the dye colour. Rhubarb Root and Weld are also grown in the UK and have been used by dyers for centuries to get lovely shades of yellow and mustard.

This exclusive kit contains all instructions and safety advice, a sachet of dye stuff, & 100g skein of yarn which is a natural undyed shade, gorgeously soft.

The nature of natural and solar dyes means that the exact colours can never be repeated. The finished project with this silky soft yarn will be completely unique!

Each 100g skein measures 400m/492y. Recommended needle size 3.5mm/US size 4

We recommend hand washing this luxury fibre, and dry flat.

 

Treat yourself or a special someone to this beautiful gift in a kit!

I am unable to post this kit to Australia and New Zealand due to customs restrictions. If you are not in the UK, please check any customs restrictions on dried plant stuffs in your country before ordering.

 

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A complete kit with dye stuffs, yarn, full instructions and safety advice.

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