Wandering The Green Path

Dye Day: Marigold

Dye Day: Marigold

I dyed with marigold today.  I had quite a bit (182g)  of marigold and had 266g of Icelandic mordanted with alum.

 

The dye bath was quite dark after about 1 1/2 hours of heating the marigold bath.  Almost a dark green colour after straining.

 

 

I got a really nice saturated yellow though.

 

 

I did a second dye bath with the exhaust but didn’t get a picture of that yet.  I am quite happy though with my marigold results.  Also, it is awesome dyeing with locally grown dyes.

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