Dyeing

Cranberry Dyeing

Mission: Cranberry dyeing !

Dear All, After a successful try with Red Cabbage dyeing, I decided to make some experiment with expired Cranberry juice. Dyeing with fruits or vegetable juices is actually very easy. I soaked 5 balls of white wool in a tupperware,┬áinto 2 litres of cranberry juice and 2 spoons of Alum, for 5 days. I’ve been…

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Cook the cabbage in boling water as usual, and transfer approximately 2 liters of the juice of cooking into a bowl. Add to it two teaspoon of Alum, stirr well, and while the water is still hot, pour the mixture on the wool waiting in the pan (and keep the extra liquid into a bowl, so that you can use it later for another experience) Press the balls toroughly to allow the liquid to extirpate air bulles and help the liquid penetrate into the fibres.

Mission: Red Cabbage dyeing

Hi Everyone, On Thuesday, a lady came at our meeting of the Creative Fibre Guild, to explain us how to dye basically anything we want, with very little means and a disconcerting ease. I had that dozen ugly balls of creamy wool which was sitting in my stash since such a long while… and decided…

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