Experiments in Natural Dyeing: Beets 2

Linen Cotton
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Mordant Dye
  • 1/2c vinegar
  • Steel wool pad

Soak for 5 hours then remove pad.

  • 12 Beets – root only – chopped
  • 1/2 gallon water

Boil until color leave beets. Remove beets. Add mordant and fibers. Boil for 1 hour. Allow fiber to cool in dye-bath before rinsing.

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