July 24, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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.
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.
No special skill required
Best for Ages…
13 and older.
Venue: Duluth Folk School Library
Note: The Library is up one flight of stairs, and is not handicapped accessible.