Saturday, September 18 2021. Rain date Sunday Sept 19
1pm – 4pm $60/person, including yarn
Leader – Christopher Walker aka @cabinboyknits
Catch the 12:30 ferry from Millhaven (please arrive early, the boat can be busy). The cost is $10 round trip/car. Meet at Topsy Farms,14775 Front Rd.
Learn to make natural dye baths using the indigo plant, the world’s only natural source of colourfast true blue. We’ll learn how to create and maintain an indigo dye vat, and experience the unique qualities of this magical, centuries-old technique.
All materials will be provided. Please be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can be stained, as there will be drips. Bring gloves so your hands aren’t stained. You may bring one small, natural fibre item of your own to dye. You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy at the farm; the Back Kitchen will be closed.