Forager/Dyer/Human Collaborator: Rose Holdorf
Plant/Non Human Collaborator: Borage Flowers
Color/Fiber: Blue Green/Sage on linen mordanted with Alum Acetate + chalk after bath. Yellow Green/Chartreuse on wool mordanted with Potassium Alum Sulfate.
Date Foraged: April 3, 2021
Location Foraged: 38483 Plowshares Rd Corvallis, Or
Dye Method: Solar
Recipe + Notes:
I grow it in my garden and it is so abundant. It just started blooming and I wondered if the flowers would make a blue dye.
Borage grows like crazy and I have been pulling it out. I value it so much and know it makes bees happy too :)