Tag Archives: fustic

Natural Dyeing – Varigations in Skeins

Okay, I know I promised more blog posts than this, but the end of the school year is just running us crazy!!  There was the Community Family Run track meet at the end of the track program . . . … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon Show And Tell

This past weekend I went to a spinning class (Yay!!!) and continued to skein yarn but did not do anymore dyeing – so this week is another show and tell of what is done. One of my favorite bases is … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Organic Wool Show and Tell

Okay, another busy work week has me behind on my craft work, so most of my yarn production has been involved in re-skeining the yarns I have already dyed to prepare them for the next show at the end of … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Fustic and some extras

Fustic is another tropical wood that we use the heartwood from to obtain color.  The process is pretty simple – you take your wood shavings and soak them overnight in water (I soaked them a few days in a big … Continue reading

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