Brazilwood natural dye gives crimsons, purples and pinks on premordanted yarns.
- Use clean, premordanted wool or yarn.
- Measure the Brazilwood chips (100% – 200% WOG) into a small dish.
- Add alcohol to cover, and let stand for 2 hours.
- Put treated Brazilwood into a nylon stocking and add into a heated dyepot for an hour.
- Add the premordanted fibre or yarn into the dyepot and simmer for 1 hour.
- Allow the dyepot to cool.
- Remove the fibre or yarn from the dyepot, rinse and let dry.