Pile of Blues

OK, I think I have enough blues and sea foam greens to get started!
pile of bluespile of blues
And here are some swatches from the latest dyeing session. The pales blues in the second to last row are “Dark Blue MX2R” but the dye powder is almost 10 years old and have obviously lost their oomph…

blue swatches


  1. Hmmm, seeing them makes me feel the dyeing urge!
    I wonder how old is ‘old’ for dye powder – when does it start to lose it’s oomph, and does it differ for different colours? Ten years seems an awful long time, I think it’s great you got any blue out of it at all.