Black Walnut Hulls

Gathered for dyeing yarns with later this fall and winter.

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  • camilla1967 8y

    ...and I thought these wre apples at first glance...
  • Krista 8y

    I had no idea you could use these for dyeing with, I imagine it's a messy process, but interesting! What color do you get as a result?
  • egle_k. 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Natural Dyes and Nature Colours in Decoration, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • The Natural Capital 5y

    Great shot! I've experienced the dye personally on my hands, trying to get to the nuts inside...it's brown!

    Thanks for using the Creative Commons license; I used this as an illustration for a post about black walnuts at The Natural Capital.
  • PoemsAboutMe 3y

    Oh yeah, I just finished my day-long experiment with black walnut dyeing. It was a lot of fun and the colors turned out great. I must confess, I got inspired by your blog entry about the natural dyeing. The photos of that yarns were just so delicious :-)
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