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Wool Tincture - Dyer's Kit

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Blood Orange
Sugar Snap
Deep Water
Stellar's Jay
Dusty Rose

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Wool Tinctures are designed to bring you all the enchantment of dyeing without any of the hassle. There's no mixing, measuring, or calculating required, and all your supplies fit inside our generously sized, sturdy glass jar with metal lid. Each individual Wool Tincture is pre-measured for you to achieve a predictable color using 100 grams of clean wool. Our Jar Kit offers just what you need to get started today. Whether locks, roving, or yarn, dyeing has never been so easy.  

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Wool Tinctures are acid dyes suitable for dyeing protein fibers. They will not adhere to cellulose fibers like cotton, linen, or hemp.

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    Mona W.
    United States United States

    Love the tincture

    A few years ago I bought some yarn that I wanted to try dying, but it seemed time consuming and messy, so I set it aside. Then I found your tinctures and it looked so easy, so I tried them. I couldn’t be happier! It was easy, and I got beautiful, vibrant colors. This is the way to go for small projects.

    Abundant Earth Fiber Wool Tincture - Whidbey Palette Review
    United States United States

    Easy to use and gorgeous color

    I used the first Deep Water tincture pack to dye 100gms of Romney/mohair handspun yarn using the dye jar technique as recommended. Beautiful color! The green struck first and after 30+ min there was some blue dye still in the water. I took the yarn out, re-heated the dye water, and popped another 40gm skein in. The initial skeins were a deep slightly bluish green and the last was a medium turquoise blue. For the 2nd dye pack, I heated a larger volume of water and put it in a pre-heated slow cooker. Dyed 200gms of handspun Rambouillet yarn and kept the dye bath on low heat in the slow cooker for an hour. All the dye was taken up by the yarn and the color was a more muted (because of doubling the qty of fiber used) but really beautiful greenish blue. The related colors/shades all work well together - can't wait to weave them up! Guessing that keeping heat on the dye bath for the longer time helped the slower to strike blue get into the fiber equally with the green.

    Abundant Earth Fiber Wool Tincture - Whidbey Palette Review
    Janet S.
    United States United States

    Wonderful results

    Because I wanted to dye three skeins of different natural colors of Navajo-Churro yarn together to see what would happen, and because I wanted slightly paler colors than Blood Orange would normally give, I deviated from the standard procedure. Dye sets for 2 skeins, water for 3 skeins, all in one large stainless steel pot. There was little difference between the white and the light tan yarns, but the light gray gave a noticeably darker ruby color. I'm so pleased with the results. Lacking a dye facility and being afraid to dye outdoors for wildfire reasons, I love the freedom to dye in the kitchen that these dyes permit.

    United States United States

    Great colors, Easy to Use

    After spending the day before mordanting and dyeing with natural dyes (which I love), it was a pleasure to have such an easy dye day. And the colors are gorgeous. Your dyes filled in a few missing colors. Very pleased with the outcome. And I love your packaging. Charming.

    Abundant Earth Fiber Wool Tincture - Whidbey Palette Review
    United States United States

    Beautiful !

    And dependable results. So much fun !

    Abundant Earth Fiber Wool Tincture - Whidbey Palette Review
    Karla D.
    United States United States

    Thank you!

    You all rock! Not only are the dyes great, but your service and responsiveness was super! You saved my project, despite the USPS. My yarn is exactly as I wanted and I promise to send a o completed project picture when I am done. Thanks again!

    Kate E.
    United States United States

    The only dye I use for my fiber

    I love the color variety and ease of these dye tinctures. The color looks great on all of my fiber varieties, and the citric acid is a pleasant alternative to the acidic scent of vinegar. I like the solid- semi-solid results I get which add interest and texture to my knitting projects.

    United States United States

    Excellent Dye!

    These wool tincture packs are easy to use and fun! It makes dying a lot easier and takes out a lot of the guess work and mess. I have had a lot of fun using these packs. I wouldn't hesitate to buy more!!!

    Abundant Earth Fiber Wool Tincture - Whidbey Palette Review
    A Abundant Earth Fiber Customer
    Virginia M.
    United States United States

    excellent results, beautiful color

    This has to be the easiest way to dye fiber ever. My home is not set up to do fiber dyeing the traditional way. This approach is safe, so easy and can be done in less than an hour, start to finish. And the colors are perfect. This is not my first or second purchase. I’ll definitely be back for more.

    Marsha O.
    United States United States

    Great colors

    Wanted to try dyeing some yarn for fun and found out I loved it. Directions were very clear and the result was beautiful.

    United States United States

    Wool Tinctures

    So very easy to use and result in excellent color.

    A Abundant Earth Fiber Customer
    Virginia M.
    United States United States

    The best way to dye protein fibers ever

    I’ve used Abundant Earth Fibers dyes to dye a couple of pounds of fiber I had purchased over the years. It was all natural fiber…beige and white, mostly, Some of the hanks were white merino and silk. Dyeing fiber used to be a big deal with lots of potential mess involved. Not with this approach. All the dyeing takes place in a glass liter jar with hot water, dye tea bag, and tea bag of citric acid. And the colors are perfect. When I dump out the water, it is just a out clear. A quick rinse and I’m done. It’s absolutely the best method ever. Oh and great colors too.

    A Abundant Earth Fiber Customer
    Virginia M.
    United States United States

    unbelievably easy

    I’ve been dying and spinning wool for many years but when we moved to Georgia my house really wasn’t set up for a dedicated space in which to dye fiber. So, I haven’t dyed anything except at workshops for years. And then I saw a demo on the Maker’s Mercantile site of your dyes and how they work. I ordered the kit and tried it out this morning with some merino/silk roving. I chose the stellar jay colorway because blues can be hard to set. I got everything ready and started the process of actual dyeing and was finished…no problems, no trauma…in 20 minutes. I’m absolutely thrilled to have found your company. I’ll definitely be back again and again. Amazing!

    caryl C.
    United States United States

    Wool Tinctures

    The wool tinctures makes dyeing fiber a piece of cake! I've always hesitated to try dyeing at home and I am delighted to find how easy it is using the wool tinctures color pack!

    Sue C.
    United States United States

    Couldn’t be easier!

    This is the easiest way to dye on your own. Great detailed directions and NO MESS. I chose Malbec and got beautiful results. My next project will be overdyeing with the stunning Strawberry color.

    Carrie G.
    United States United States

    Long lasting color. Easy to use!!

    The dyes are simple to use. The colors work well together. The jar process makes dyeing a snap. Thank you!!!