Organic *ground, **cut or whole Hibiscus flowers
Cultivated in Egypt.
PH sensitive, not wash or light fast. Great fun with kids or for hobby dyers.
For a light purple colour on wool and deep pinks or green, 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.
Ph sensitive: purple colour turns green with high Ph
Hibiscus Dye Recipe wool ~ Downloadable PDF
This dye will need a mordant, Alum, when dyeing wool.
10-15% of Alum.
Mordanted fabric or yarn, 50% - 100% hibiscus dye.