STEP 1. THE NATURAL DYE
The yarn goes under coloring derived from natural ingredients such as leaves, wood, or fruits to get a natural dye. First, it consists of preparing the dye by boiling the ingredients. The yarn is gently immersed in a bath of fresh, natural dye for three to four hours, depending on the intensity of the color targeted. Then rinse to remove any excess paint and allow to dry for a full day. This dyeing and drying process takes 1-2 days.
What are the advantages of a natural dye :
- The color is guaranteed and will remain intact, even when washed or placed in the light.
- The throws are hypoallergenic, non-chemical, and safe for children and adults.
- Traditional techniques are preserved.
- It is an eco-friendly practice that protects the environment.