Our “dye day” turned into two dye days and a lot of experimentation. Our goal was to create an indigo dye vat and dye baths of Cochineal, Alkanet root, and Madder. We dyed silk scarves, silk hankies, alpaca and wool yarns, wool locks, and mohair. The results were interesting:
Link here to all the pics from our dye days.
And here are Willa Jane (my niece) and Steve (my dh): one ole farmer teaching the next generation!
Now it's time to get busy!