Dyeing For My Favorite Color

So, I’ve been learning about natural dyes and the process of dyeing yarn for the past few weeks. I got an awesome color and I wanted to reproduce it on a bigger scale. I got a very deep and beautiful purple from blackberries. I’m now going to knit a hat with it and super excited. Warning: Über Long Post.

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Effects of Mordants and Yarn

I’ve been looking around for hours trying to figure out what the mordants do exactly. Or just a generalization and I found SOME information!  Continue reading