Tuesday, July 24, 2012

shades of cosmos

Instead of fresh plants, you can also try to use dried ones and dye the yarn using the same method I'm describing on this blog: Fermented herbal dyes

Here I used dried Sulfur Cosmos flowers (Cosmos sulphureus) harvested last year

The yarn is Orenburg kidsilk mohair lace


  1. AnonymousJuly 24, 2012

    I just love the colour (yummy !). Thank you for the tip. Bisous ensoleillés (c'est enfin l'été).

  2. The colour is absolutely gorgeous!!

    We are going away on holiday in a week, and when we come back I will start up my first dye container. I'm very curious and I can't wait to try :)

  3. O wat een prachtige kleur!!
    Maar jammer genoeg heb ik alleen roze Cosmos staan.