Hand-Dyed Wool Yarn - Foraged Black Walnut Hulls - Plant-Dyed - Worsted Weight - YAW101720 - 100 grams

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Made in White Lake, Wisconsin

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Worsted-weight wool yarn plant-dyed with black walnut hulls. Fresh materials, low heat and slow cooking produce rich color. I gather when the hulls are green in northern Wisconsin. To remove the hull from a nut (we dry those to eat), I thwack it with a rock and pull it from the nutshell. To make the dye, I simmer hulls slowly in an antique iron pot and let it cool in the pot overnight. Then I filter the dyebath into a slow cooker and add yarn. It's a slow process, but worth it for the color (and the fragrance of fresh hulls is fabulous!).

100-gram skein, approximately 220 yards. Mill-spun 100% Peruvian Highland wool. 4.5 - 5 sts = 1" on #6 - 9 needles.

See more plant-dyed yarns at https://www.etsy.com/shop/DonnaKallnerFiberArt?section_id=14425260 . Or to simplify shopping, use the "Search Items" box at the top of the main shop page (https://www.etsy.com/shop/DonnaKallnerFiberArt) to narrow down choices to one weight of yarn (I generally sell fingering, worsted and bulky). You can also use that search box to shop skeins of a particular color or plant dye (indigo, walnut, goldenrod, willow,hops, etc.) If you're selecting skeins for a particular project and would like to see a snapshot of the skeins together, please send me a convo with the product numbers in the titles.

In addition to yarn, I use materials I grow and gather and eco-friendly processes to color and pattern silk scarves, which you'll find at https://www.etsy.com/shop/DonnaKallnerFiberArt?section_id=10678248. Learn more about my dye processes and materials at http://donnakallnerfiberart.com.


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