Natural Dye Wool Yarn - Bulky - Goldenrod Plant Dye - 100%Wool - YAB101744 - 100 grams

+ $4.00 shipping

Only 1 available

+ $4.00 shipping
In stock
Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
Returns and exchanges accepted
See this seller's return policy

Made in White Lake, Wisconsin

Item details

Bulky 100% Peruvian Highland Wool yarn plant-dyed with goldenrod foraged in rural northern Wisconsin. I gather the flowers and leaves just as the blossoms start to open, taking only the top sprig to leave plenty of side blossoms to open for the bees. The first dyebath makes a bright golden yellow, much like the color of the flowers when they're fully open. After straining out the solids, I brew a second dyebath with them to get a softer yellow like this.

Each skein of my naturally dyed yarn is unique. This listing is for the skein pictured, which has tonal variations. It's one mill-spun 100-gram skein of Peruvian Highland Wool -- approximately 137 yards. Approximately 3 - 3.75 sts = 1" on #10 - 11 needles. In nalbinding with Broden stitch, one skein will make a solid-color hat similar to the indigo sample pictured.

I dye with plant materials I grow or gather myself using processes that are safely disposed of in my compost pile. Leaves, bark, blossoms and other parts of willow, tansy, black walnut hulls, and other local plants find their way into my yarns. Long soaking, slow simmering, and patience produce colors that play well together, however you combine them.

See more plant-dyed yarns at . Or to simplify shopping, use the "Search Items" box at the top of the main shop page ( 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 concerned colors might read differently on your screen than mine, please send me a convo. I'm happy to take a snapshot of the skeins you're considering so you can see them together.

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 Learn more about my dye processes and materials at

No reviews yet

Shipping & policies
Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
Estimated Shipping
Shipping to
Zip or postal code
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Secure options
Etsy Studio keeps your payment information secure. Etsy Studio shops never receive your credit card information.

Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Digital downloads
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.