Dandelions and a question

This weekend at Tinctoria we have been gathering and dying a skein of New Merino Double Knit wool using Dandelions! After picking, shredding and boiling the dandelions we achieved a very subtle pale yellow. As a contrast we also dyed two skeins using yellow and red onion skins. The results were a fabulous deep golden colour. In the photo you can see the contrast between the undyed wool, dandelion dyed and onion skin dyed wools.

Now my question is should we overdye the lot with Indigo to achieve a series of greens and blues or stick with our lovely yellows? What do you think? Let us know…


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