|From top to bottom: tea, turmeric, and goldenrod.|
|Left to right: tea, turmeric, and goldenrod.|
|Pokeweed berries in hot water. |
I ran out of cheesecloth so I had to improvise and use a colander.
Patience is not one of my virtues; however, I am highly competitive with myself, so I gave it a THIRD try. This time I used vinegar and had some great results.
I love the difference in color and they both spun up into some very lovely yarn.
Although the process is a bit more time consuming, I want to explore natural dyes a lot more and see what kind of variations I can come up with. As I said, I'm very competitive with myself! :)