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Black Walnut Hulls, Crushed
$5.56 – $22.75
Coarsely ground dried hulls of Juglans nigra.
Use on protein or cellulose fibres. Yields rich browns and tans. A substantive dye but pre-mordanting recommended for improved lightfast and colourfast qualities. Use at 25-50% WOF for medium shades.
TO USE: soak 24 hours or longer to rehydrate. Simmer at 185-200°F for 1.5 hrs. Cool and strain. Enter fibre and simmer and simmer at 185-200°F for 1 to 1.5 hrs.
Light and washfastness: good to excellent.
NOTE: WEAR GLOVES!! Clean pots and utensils well, this dye tends to stain everything it touches.