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 Bark (Betula pendula) organic

100 Grams