Natural Dye – Black Beans

2/11/19 – cold soak beans (1 bag from Stop N Shop)

2/12/19 –

  • 8% alum mordant samples
  • 1 hour simmer per sample bath
  • Add samples to bean vat to cold soak overnight

2/14/19 –

  • 8% alum mordant smaples
  • 1 hour simmer per sample bath
  • Add samples to same bean vat to cold soak overnight
An index card on a white table. The information for the black bean dyeing detailed on this web page is handwritten in black ink.

On the left are stapled 3 yarn samples and 1 fabric sample. The cotton yarn is a light grey-blue. The two BFL yarns are a dark blue grey. The linen sample is a light blue grey.

On the right is stapled a yarn sample and a fabric sample. The cotton yarn is an offwhite grey. The linen is light grey.

Cotton Yarn – BFL Yarn – BFL Tweed Yarn – Linen Fabric

Cotton Yarn – Linen Fabric

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