Shessh, after the first comment I thought there was going to be a mutiny for not showing the results yesterday 😁. Guess I better not delay any longer..... Actually some are rather lackluster and most of you were probably wondering about the brighter wool...am sure Donna was. This is the before.....
Below hanging on the line in natural light. You can see where the brighter red clothing was placed against the plum as it bled more profusely ~ this is the front.
In the house this is how the wool looked. I've folded the wool so you can see both sides in the house with a flash. This is how I'll show the other dye results so you can see how it translates to natural light vs. flash. Frankly I wasn't impressed with any of this wool and still wonder why I purchased that plum wool or that to the left. Perhaps will use them when hooking a hit and miss rug also using selvages.
Another coil was made of the bright blue, tan and olive green.
Here are the results.. first is the front where the blue was on top and green on the bottom. Hmmmm I hung the wool incorrectly on the line, sorry.
It appears the olive had little impact on the wool at all and I'm not that impressed with the bright blue side either.
Inside photo, guess the green did dull down the tan a little but still not impressed.
OMG, guess I snapped the photo and moved as the navy blue doesn't show up in the first photo.
This is the back side with the navy blue which I thought was very disappointing. Why wouldn't navy blue bleed? Since it was from my OLD gathered wool stash perhaps it was a processed fiber? Lynne, any idea?
And the inside photo where you can see only minimal change in the brown from the gold and NO change with the navy on the other side. But, I do see a sunflower in the making with one side.
Okay Donna, hope I redeemed myself even though none of the projects showed magnificent transformations. Hope you can find Karen's booklet and try this experiment yourself to expand your wool stash and dip into the dyeing without dyes. In the booklet Karen shows results from her favorite marbleizing colors.