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NATURAL DYE KIT

Natural fibre dying is a remarkably easy and rewarding way to provide colour to a natural fibre. The process brings to life seasonality, plant identification and how different molecules can bond when given the correct conditions. This kit comes complete with full colour instructions, a foraging guide with seasonal reference, Alum & Cream of Tartar (the powder used for mordanting) and nitrile gloves. Also included is a bonus knitting pattern - the Multi-Colour Millipede - perfect for using up all the short colour samples you're sure to have! Once you start experimenting you can't stop.

Note - The wool is simmered in hot water separately to the chosen natural materials so you will also need a pot, or two and a heat source. Supervision is required for young-uns as you are working with hot water and potentially plants that are not edible.

Includes:

  • Instructions
  • Foraging Guide
  • Alum & Cream of Tartar (mordant - enough for 100g wool)
  • Nitrile gloves (sz S)
  • BONUS Knitting pattern - Multicolour Millipede

Shipping:

$7.00 flat-rate, with the exception of the School Knitting Box which is $7.00 freight per box.

Allow 3-5 working days to NZ metro areas, or allow up to 7 working days to NZ rural postal areas.

We currently ship within NZ as well as internationally with a quote supplied for international postage.

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