Organic *ground, **cut or whole Hibiscus flowers
Cultivated in Egypt.
For a light purple colour on wool and deep pinks to dark greys on Linen & Cotton, using different mordants.
*Use 50% of dye according to the weight of the dry fabric/fibre you would like to dye when using ground Hibiscus.
**Use 75-100% of dye according to the weight of the dry fabric/fibre you would like to dye when using cut or whole Hibiscus.
*** If you like to read about how to dye Linen with hibiscus, follow this link here: Creating Colour from Food by AppleOak FibreWorks
This dye will need a mordant, Alum, when dyeing wool.
10-15% of Alum.
Mordanted fabric or yarn, 50% - 100% hibiscus dye.