European Organic Chamomile (don't confuse with Dyer's Chamomile) ~ Whole Flowers or cut
Chamomile is a herb that comes from the daisy like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. It has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy for several health conditions and can be used in teas.
Please be aware that this natural plant dye is not Dyer's Chamomile, but still dyes a beautiful golden yellow.
Colourfastness: Poor - medium
Wool mordanted with 20% Alum
Chamomile flowers 200% of the dry weight of the wool
Dried Chamomile flowers in cold water,
simmer for 1 hour, strain through a dye cloth.
Add the wool into to the dye water and simmer gently for one hour.