Chocolate Brown (Alder's bark) Yarn

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Plant dyed wool yarn, Aran thickness

 

100% wool from Cheviot sheep

 

Wool in tasty chocolate brown shade, dyed in alder's (Alnus glutinosa) bark. There are couple of confirmed cases of usage alder's bark for dyeing in Early Medieval (on some textiles from Novgorod), but guessing for it's popularity in European folk dyeing, it was used quite widely.