Natural dyeing

Dyeing with Plants: Acorns 2

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Since the previous dyeing experiment with acorns was so happy I collected another batch (it’s been a fantastic year for acorns! The squirrels are going to be very fat and happy!) and dyeing up a couple of skeins of DROPS Flora off-white yarn (wool/alpaca blend). This time the acorns were soaked for 6 days. On […]

Natural dyeing

Dyeing with Plants: Acorns

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It’s been a great year for acorns. When I went for a walk in the local park a little while back, the oak trees were heavy with them, and fallen acorns thickly littered the paths. Oak trees are native to the British Isles, and their acorns were used by the Vikings and Anglo Saxons to […]