Pale Yellow (Weld) embroidery thread/weaving yarn

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Plant dyed embroidery thread/weaving yarn
  • 100% wool
  • dyed in weld (Reseda luteola)
  • 20 m in one skein
  • very strong (dedicated weaving yarn)

    This is a paler version of yellow thread dyed in weld (Reseda luteola), with less amount of dystuff used.

    Weld is a very old dyeing plant – it was identified on textile fragments from the Iron Age and possibly it was used even in the Neolithic period. It was one of the favourites dyestuff in Anglo-Saxon England, known also by the Vikings, still widely used in medieval Europe and even later, up to the introducing modern chemical dyes.