The softest cotton silk fabric is woven by fair trade artisans in India. I dye the scarves with plant dyes. This dye is weld, a very old plant that grows in England. It has tiny yellow flowers and makes a great clear yellow dye. The cotton silk scarf is washable, soft, and you can wear it all spring and summer. Wide enough to wear as a wedding wrap.
The softest yellow is created with the weld plant dye. Weld is a plant that grows by the side of the road in England. For centuries it has been used to dye fabrics. It can make a very deep and strong, bright yellow, almost neon, or you can create a light hue by using less.
I dyed this scarf this 50% silk 50% cotton wrap in light dye bath of weld.
After dyeing, I washed it twice and ironed it. The scarf is very light weight and soft, you can wear it all spring and summer. To work, for casual wear, on a cruise.
Dimensions: 78″ long, 27″ wide It’s wide enough to wear to a summer wedding as a wrap.
Care: Wash on delicate cycle, you can hang to dry or put on delicate cycle in the dyer. The scarf maybe ironed.
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This kid silk mohair scarf is soft forest green. . Very comfortable and soft to wear, it goes with day to evening attire. Casual enough for blue jeans. It will keep you warm, and it is very lightweight.
The shawl is hand woven in a fair trade village in India. The weaver incorporated inlaid linear designs throughout the shawl. I dyed the lavender hue with logwood and cochineal mixed in the same pot. The blue pattern is created by shibori clamping and dyeing it in an indigo vat. Washable, colorfast.
Dimensions: 76" Long, 24" Wide