Cochineal Bugs - WHOLE - Dried Bugs - Natural Dyes - 1 ounce package

Sold by TheYarnTreeUSA
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Whole Bugs sustainably harvested in the Canary Islands

1 ounce package will dye one pound of goods to a medium shade.

Bugs must be ground fine prior to use
Requires a mordant (Alum)
Instruction sheet included

How much dye to purchase:
All natural dyeing is based on wog or wof - weight of goods or weight of fabric
Here is the formula for the Cochineal Bugs Whole to dye 1 pound of fabric.

For 1 pound (453 grams) of wool, silk or cotton

1 ¾ oz (50 grams) ground cochineal for dark
1 oz (28 grams) ground cochineal for medium
½ oz (14 grams) ground cochineal for light

**Buyer responsible for import/export rules to their country.**

Know your laws! Not all products are legal to ship to your country and may be seized by customs. We cannot offer refunds or reships should this happen.

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Average review
Awesome! Great quality, and thank you for the instruction sheets! Can’t wait for dye-day with my guild!
Apr 6, 2018 by Janis Williams
As described, quick shipping. Thank you!
Mar 10, 2018 by divinemama
Oct 11, 2017 by Mariah Bates
Using it for a workshop. I haven't actually tried it yet, but it was shipped quickly, with friendly instructions.
Sep 22, 2017 by Ashley Thayer
Exactly as offered. Thank you!
Jul 21, 2017 by Calimaryn

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