|The fleece was from David - on the right.|
Having washed the fleece (2 hours steeping in hot as I could handle water with a bit of washing up liquid) and then spun dried it in a pillow case, it was soaked in 25% white vinegar solution for 20 minutes.
Then it was drained and placed in a pan - covered with water and the dye solution added. It was then brought to the boil and left to cool before draining and drying.
|The dying .....|
..and what to do with it? Well it looks nice just as it is, but it'll be spun, woven and felted ...