Acid Dye – Tunic Green

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1/25/2021 –

50/50/5 BFL

  • 50.96 g yarn
  • 5.96 citric acid
  • 5.96 g salt
  • .596 g (base total) dye
    • .298 g yellow
    • .298 g blue
    • 0.29 g black

Soak yarn in citric acid & water

Add salt to water and heat medium low 30 min

1 hour medium low in dye pot

Let cool in dye water.

50/50/10 BFL

  • 51.97 g yarn
  • 5.19 g citric acid
  • 5.19 g salt
  • .519 (base total) dye
    • .259 g blue
    • .259 g yellow
    • .051 g black

Same steps.

Dharma Trading Co Dye – 414 Sunflower Yellow, 416 Peacock Blue, 413 True Black


An index card on a white table. Two columns of information from this post are handwritten in black ink. At the top of the left column is a BFL yarn sample in a medium green. At the top of the right column is a BFL yarn sample is a dark green.

1/26/2021 –

60/40/5 BFL

  • 57.11 g yarn
  • 5.71 g citric acid
  • 5.71 g salt
  • .571 g (base total) dye
    • .34 g yellow
    • .228 g blue
    • .02 g black

60/40/10 BFL

  • 46.9 g yarn
  • 4.69 g citric acid
  • 4.69 g salt
  • .469 g (base total) dye
    • .28 g yellow
    • .18 g blue
    • .04 g black

Soak yarn in citric acid and water. Add salt to water and heat medium low 45 minutes. 1 hour medium low in dye pot. Let cool in dye water.

Dharma Trading Co Dye – 414 Sunflower Yellow, 413 Peacock Blue, 413 True Black

Acid Dye – Tunic Green

An index card on a white table. Two columns of information from this post are handwritten in black ink. At the top of the left column is a BFL yarn sample in a teal green. At the top of the right column is a BFL yarn sample is a dark green with more yellow tones.

10/4/2020 –

50/50 BFL

  • 28.3 g yarn
  • 2.83 g citric acid
  • .283 g dye powder
    • .1415 g yellow 50%
    • .1415 g blue 50%
  • .283 g salt

Soak yarn in citric acid bath – 30 minutes. Dye bath med low 175 deg F – 30 minutes. Let set overnight. Wash and dry.

70/30 BFL

  • 23.7 g yarn
  • 2.37 g citric acid
  • .237 g dye powder
    • .1659 g yellow 70%
    • .0711 g blue 30%
  • .237 g salt

Same steps.

Dharma Trading Co Dye – 414 Sunflower Yellow, 416 Peacock Blue

 An index card on a white table. The information from this post is written on this card in two columns. At the top of the left column is a BFL yarn sample medium green with blue tones. At the top of the right column is a darker green BFL yarn sample.

60/40 BFL

  • 15.38 g yarn
  • 1.54 g citric acid
  • .154 g dye powder
    • .0924 yellow 60%
    • .0616 g blue 40%
  • .154 g salt

Soak yarn in citric acid bath – 30 minutes. Dye bath med low 175 deg F – 1 hour. Let set to cool. Wash and dry.

65/35 BFL

  • 16.02 g yarn
  • 1.60 citric acid
  • .160 g dye powder
    • .104 yellow 65%
    • .056 g blue 35%
  • .160 g salt

Same steps.

  • Possible incorrect dye amounts due to small amounts.

Dharma Trading Co Dye – 414 Sunflower Yellow, 416 Peacock Blue

An index card on a white table. The information on this post is handwritten in two columns in black ink. At the tipe of the left hand column is stapled a BFL yarn sample in a blue green color. At the top of the right hand column is stapled a BFL yarn sample in a medium green.

10/5/2020 –

60/40 (2) BFL

  • 20.7 g yarn
  • 2.07 citric acif
  • .207 g dye powder
    • .1242 g yellow 60%
    • .0828 g blue 40%
  • .207 g salt

Soak yarn in citric acid bath – 30 minutes. Dye bath med low 175 deg F – 1 hour. Let sit to cool. Wash and dry.

65/35 (2) BFL

  • 53.80 g yarn
  • 5.38 citric acid
  • .538 g dye
    • .349 g yellow 65%
    • .1883 g blue 35%
  • .538 g salt

Same steps.

  • Possible incorrect dye amounts due to small amounts,

Dharma Trading Co Dye – 414 Sunflower Yellow, 416 Peacock Blue