Forager/Dyer/Human Collaborator: Cydni Carter Lopez
Plant/Non Human Collaborator: Norway Spruce Cones
Color/Fiber: Warm pink brown on both fibers: cotton mordanted with alum acetate + chalk after bath, wool mordanted with potassium alum sulfate
Date Foraged: 2 January 2021
Location Foraged: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, SE Portland
Dye Method: Stove Top
Recipe: Five long spruce cones simmered low and for a few hours, the bath turned red first and then a deep red brown (curious what would happen if I took the cones out early). Removed the cones to add the fabric.
Different lighting exposes different colors!