Warner Mountain Weavers is affiliated with the Northern California Fibershed
We wild collect and grow flowers, roots and lichens to dye yarn and roving. Local fiber from Navajo Churro and Rambouillet sheep are made into sweaters, scarves and rugs.
Local Fiber~Local Natural Dyes~ Local Labo
Coreopsis dyes beautiful rust, oranges and peachy tones.
It is very lightfast and colorfast
Wild Sunflowers dye beautiful shades of sage green.
Dyers Woad , an ancient blue dye, grows wild in our area and is considered a noxious weed.
Hollyhocks, Golden Rod, Dock, Osage Orange chips all makes dyes.
Madder root makes peach to red dye and takes 3-4 years to produce roots mature enough to dye.