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Natural Dyeing Resources

Natural Dyeing Books

three books on natural dyeing leaning on a wooden basket

The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen and Cotton at Home by Kristine Vejar

Wild Colour: How to Make and Use Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean

Botanical Colour at your Fingertips by Rebecca Desnos

You can read my review of these three books here.

Natural Dyeing Tools

three pictures showing the steps of natural dyeing: onion skins, dye solution and a spoon and the finished product: two yellow skeins and a rust-coloured ball


Small Pot – for 1 skein (1.8 gal/lq or 6.8 liter)

Medium Pot – for 2-3 skeins (4 gal/lq or 15 liter)

Large Pot – for 4 skeins or more (5.3 gal/lq or 20 liter)

Cooking Plate

Wool Laundry Detergent

Knitting Resources

a colourful sock in progress and lots of little balls of yarn in a basket

Knitting Tools



Chiaogoo Twist Red Lace Interchangeable Knitting Needles Set

Sewing Resources

cloud pillow with a face embroidered on it sitting in a chair alongside a crochet blanket

Sewing Tools

Iron On Interfacing



Simple Living Resources

ladybug in between stalks of green grass

Simple Living Books

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Bea Johnson

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever by Marie Kondo

Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus

Simple Living Blogs

The Minimalists


Zero Waste Home

Simple Living YouTube Channels

The Minimal Mom

Joshua Becker

Messy Minimalist