Natural Dyes at the Duluth Folk School
April 27, 2021

Natural Dyes

  • July 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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We will experiment with natural dye materials you can find in your own back yard and garden, learn how to prepare different dyes, and learn how to use modifiers to expand the range of colors.

In this class, you will learn how to find, and how to use local sources of natural dyes including goldenrod, hollyhocks, mushrooms, lichens, and more!

You will learn the basics of processing natural dyes, how to ethically collect natural dye materials, and go home with sample skeins of yarn you dyed.

Registration Includes

Instruction and all materials, including merino wool yarn, mordants, and dye materials.

You should bring…

Bring an apron, or wear clothes you don’t mind getting stained.

Skill Level

No special skill required

Best for Ages…

13 and older.

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1917 W Superior St, Duluth Folk School Library, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Duluth Folk School Library Classroom

Note: The Library is up one flight of stairs, and is not handicapped accessible.


1 Comment

  • Margaret Kinney says:

    I’m wondering if I could take this class using linen/cotton fabrics instead of yarn. I’m not a knitter.

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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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