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English Ivy

Forager/Dyer/Human Collaborator: Cydni Carter Lopez


Plant/Non Human Collaborator: English Ivy

Color/Fiber: Pale Yellow Green on both fibers: cotton mordanted with alum acetate + chalk after bath, wool yarn mordanted with potassium alum sulfate


Date Foraged: 6 January 2021


Location Foraged: Personal backyard in SE PDX


Dye Method: Stove top


Recipe: Ivy plant scraps from doing yard work. Filled a jar with the leaves and simmered it low and slower until a pale yellow bath was coaxed out.