Part used: bark

Colour range: pinks, reds

Mordant: none, alum, iron

Light fastness: good

WOF: 50-100%

Cold dyeing: yes

Hot dyeing: yes

Low Impact Method: no

 

Always soak bark and roots overnight before heating. Use a dye bag when dyeing wool or the bits will get stuck in the fibers. Heat slowly to below a boil, boiling may dull colours. No mordant needed but alum will intensify the dye results.

 

Birch (Betula pendula) bark

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