Dyeing with Ashford Wool Dyes Tutorial
Dyeing your yarn or fibre or fabric is easy with Ashford Wool Dyes. Our wool dyes are non-toxic, acid exhaust, protein fibre dyes.
Our wool dyes are non-toxic, acid exhaust, protein fibre dyes. The only mordant (fixing agent) you need is white vinegar. 10gms of dye stuff (powder) will dye 1kg of fibre or yarn at full concentrate.
Safety info: Ashford dyes, if used correctly, are non-hazardous to humans. They are weak acid dyes that are fixed with only common white vinegar and heat. Fibre, yarn and textiles dyed with the Ashford dyes can be worn against the skin without risk. We are in close co-operation with all our suppliers of dyes to ensure they are safe to use and wear. The dyes comply with the strict EU regulations and the manufacturers confirm that cloth dyed with the Ashford dyes can be certified under the Oeko-Tex Standard 100. This standard is the most widely known standard for certification of ecologically-safe clothing. Detailed information can be found under www.oekotex.com. The dyes pose no risk the environment if the dye liquid is neutralised with baking soda before disposal in the waste water system. Full instructions for the safe use and disposal of the dyes are included with the dyes.