Experiments in Natural Dyeing: Hazelnut Hulls

Linen Cotton
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Mordant Dye
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • steel wool pad

Soak for 4 hours. Strain. Add 1 Tbsp Cream of Tartar

  • 3 cups hazelnut hulls
  • 1/2 gallon water

Boil for several hours, replenishing water as needed. Strain. Add mordant and fibers.
Boil fibers in dye-bath for 2 hours. Allow fibers to cool in dye-bath before rinsing.

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