flowering rosemary and a bee

Dyeing Yarn With Rosemary

Dyeing yarn with rosemary is a great way to get started with natural dyeing. Rosemary is readily available in many regions, even if you don’t happen to have a rosemary plant growing in your own garden. Like my company’s name suggests, I highly value rosemary as a dye plant. Not only does it smell absolutely …

a floral cup of espresso sitting in the middle of several skeins of yarns in shades of pinks, purples and browns

How To Dye Yarn With Coffee

If you have ever asked yourself how to dye yarn with coffee and which colorways you can create with it, this post is for you. Coffee is another great dyestuff for beginners. It is readily available and a form of kitchen waste, if you collect and use spent coffee grounds. This post contains affiliate links. …

three skeins of yarns in pink shades and an amaranth hopi red dye on a wooden surface

Natural Dyeing With Amaranth

This blog post is all about natural dyeing with amaranth. I grew the amaranth ‘Hopi red dye’ variety from seed for the first time this year and want to share my experience of using it as a dyestuff with you. And I am absolutely delighted with the color potential of this plant. This post contains …