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Plant Dyed by Mehlsen

Plant dyed By Mehlsen is wool that is hand-dyed with plants handpicked in nature around the western part of Jutland, Denmark by Mette Mehlsen.
Dyed on wool from white and grey sheep using Heather, Dock, Walnuts, Oak Leaves, Cochinille, Indigo and Madder.

Plant dyed yarn is magical in the sense that largely all colours and nuances match each other – it gives new possibilities to compose and creativity can flourish.
Loop is so thrilled to have these beautiful bundles of naturally hand-dyed wool.
To use in crochet, fine knitting and embroidery. 
The whole palette is just so beautiful.

It is very important to bear in mind that each ball of yarn varies from the natural dyes and can not be repeated exactly.

When ordering this beautiful yarn online please bear in mind that each ball might vary a little from the images on the website as there are variences in the dyes even within the same batch that is dyed for us. Please be aware of this. They really are all beautiful but all have subtle differences.


Weight: Each ball is about 5 grams.
Length: 65-70 metres
Care: Excess plant and dye residue may occur. Careful handwash.
Hand-dyed in Denmark.

Plants used in the following colour numbers:
1- Tansy or Heather
2- Heather
3- Oak Leaves
4- Heather
5/6- Oak Leaves
7- Walnuts
8- Walnuts or Oak Leaves
9/10- Walnuts
11- Heather
12- Tansy
13- Dock
14- Heather or Dock
15- Tansy
16- Heather or Tansy
17- Tansy
18- Reed
19/20- Heather or Dock
21- Reed
22- Tansy
23- Tansy or Reed
24- Tansy overstained with Indigo or Heather overstained with Indigo or Reed
25- Heather overstained with Indigo
26/27- Dock overstained with Indigo
28- Tansy overstained with Indigo
29- Tansy overstained with Indigo or Heather overstained with Indigo
30- Heather overstained with Indigo
31- Tansy overstained with Indigo or Heather overstained with Indigo
32/33- Tansy overstained with Indigo
33- Tansy overstained with Indigo
34- Oak leaves overstained with Indigo
35- Walnut overstained with Indigo
36- Heather overstained with Indigo
37/38- Indigo
39/40/41- Tansy overstained with Indigo
42/43- Blue Sapwood or Cochineal overstained with Indigo
44/45/46- Cochineal overstained with Indigo
47- Blue Sapwood
48- Cochineal overstained with Indigo or Blue Sapwood
49/50/51/52/53- Cochineal
54/55- Heather or Oak Leaves overstained with Cochineal
56/57/58- Cochineal
59- Oak Leaves overstained with Cochineal
60/61- Heather overstained with Cochineal
62/63/64/65/66/67- Madder
68/69/70- Indigo
71- Walnuts overstained with Indigo
72- Tansy, Dock or Reed
73/74- Cochineal overstained with Indigo
75- Madder
76/77/78- Blue Sapwood
79- Heather overstained with Cochineal
80/81/82/83- Madder
84/85- Cochineal
86/87/88- Walnut and Cochineal

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