Natural Cochineal Extract (Size: 100g)

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High quality Cochineal powder 70% dye content. Dyeing with Cochineal gives you  reds, scarlets and crimsons. If you overdye with Indigo you will get violets and purples.Use only .5 to 2% of this powder WOF ( 2gms per 100gms fibre) for medium shades.Use alum mordant at 15% WOF for protein fibres. Mordant with tannin at 8% WOF and then alum at 15% for cellulose fibres. For really good bright mid reds overdye with Madder.  *** Please note Cochineal Extract does not give you the same shade variations as Cochineal Insects. When  we are able (customs permitting) we will restock the Cochineal Insects.

 

 

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High quality Cochineal powder 70% dye content. Dyeing with Cochineal gives you  reds, scarlets and crimsons. If you overdye with Indigo you will get violets and purples.Use only .5 to 2% of this powder WOF ( 2gms per 100gms fibre) for medium shades.Use alum mordant at 15% WOF for protein fibres. Mordant with tannin at 8% WOF and then alum at 15% for cellulose fibres. For really good bright mid reds overdye with Madder.  *** Please note Cochineal Extract does not give you the same shade variations as Cochineal Insects. When  we are able (customs permitting) we will restock the Cochineal Insects.

 

 


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