Coastal Colours - dye wool with seaweed!

Any natural plant dyer is constantly on the look out for new colours, whether from seeds, nuts, bark, leaves, plants, lichen, fungi, you name it, we try it out don't we? Any time there's a 'glut' in the garden, onion skins, carrot tops, red cabbage, we can't just throw it on the compost without first trying to obtain a colour from it. Beach combing is a habit for me, because I'm not too far from a coast line. I had seen some dye-experiments with seaweed online, so I thought I would give it a try. Definitely it's worth washing the seaweed off in the surf if that's possible for two reasons... One is the local dog population, the other is any little beachy insects that are in there will not su



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