Natural/Solar Dye – Purple Basil

  • 35.34 g fresh purple basil
  • 4.2 g alum (8%)
  • 52.5 g fiber

7/4/19 – start basil dye in water in jar outside

7/8/19 – mordant fiber and add to dye stock in jar

7/13/19 – remove from dye and rinse with Soak

An index card on a white table. On the left, the information for the purple basil dye detailed on this web page is handwritten in black ink. 

On the right is stapled 2 yarn samples. The BFL is a light brown tan color. The cotton yarn is off white.

BFL Yarn – Cotton Yarn

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