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These are skeins of wool dyed using plants and methods known in the Iron Age in Britain, as part of an archaeological reconstruction. The period is roughly 50BC, about the time of Julius Caesar. If you go to the link you can see what plants, and what part of the plants, yielded these colors. Photo by small fry

Photographs of natural dyestuffs (left top down) madder root, weld chpped stems, cochineal, logwood chips, and (right) dyed woolen hanks

HOW TO MAKE AND USE NATURAL DYES I love this! I was trying to learn this as a teenager and then I went onto other things, sounds like a great thing to try.

101: Natural Dyeing Everyday plants offer big color. By Judith Lange

Black Bean dyeing (3) by p.hubler, via Flickr click through for gorgeous photos of various natural plant dyes

Fibershed project - only use fibres that come from within a 150 mile radius.

Book: The Handbook of Natural Dyes

Dyes from plants. Excerpts from 'Harvesting Color' by Rebecca Burgess. (Artisan Books). Copyright (c) 2011. Photographs by Paige Green

grow your own dyes

Plant Dyes