This was probably the most fun of the projects. I love looking at all the possible variations and trying a number of them. The project was planned in February and executed in March.
|Dyeing with Tannic Acid and Iron: Black Walnut Husks
For documentation I followed the addage:
This was a winning entry in a field of 7.
Walnuts and Iron courtesy of Bjo Trimble - Griffin Dyeworks
Walnut in all its variations and the "only" iron to the far right. Results of Project 1 is at the top, Project 2 is top left, and Project 3 is the front row.
|Dyeing with Tannic Acid and Iron: Berry Vine Dye
Back to Front - Berry vine alone, with post mordant, iron alone, with premordant.
See the inks - 5 variations with pens and paper to try the inks, 2 "rings" of yarns and silk with the berry vine to the left and walnut right.