Solar Dyeing

Yellow:  Bird's Foot Trefoil
Orange:  Devil's Paint Brush
Green:  Yarrow

The yarrow has surprised me the most, as the leaves have almost completely changed color while solar dyeing.  I had to loosen the lid at one point during the day, because the water was boiling inside and I was afraid it might explode.  You can see the small green spots of yarrow leaves, where the color hasn't quite let go. It's all so exciting, I can hardly stand it.  I'm going to leave them in the jars overnight again, while the fibers soak in an alum bath.

Until tomorrow...

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