Natural Dye – Apple Twigs

An index card on a white table. The information transcribed to the website page for the Apple Twigs is hand written in blue ink. There are two samples of yarn and two samples of fabric stapled to the index card. The yarns are a reddish brown and the fabrics are a light orangey tan,

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

  • Apple tree twigs (filled one spaghetti sauce jar with small pieces)
  • 123.2 g fiber samples
  • 9. g alum (8%)
  • Soak twigs in water for 24 hours
  • Simmer twigs 1 hour + 45 minutes
  • Dissolve alum and add wet fibers
  • Simmer fiber 1 hour + 15 minutes
  • Let soak overnight
  • Rinse and wash with Soak

Smelled like cider!

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