Dyeing with Walnuts

Dyeing with Walnut, as with other vegetable-based dyes, is a process which varies from batch to batch as the plants used have different histories and will have been harvested at different stages. So it is always a good idea to make sure that you have enough material to hand for the whole of the job you want to complete.

Brown Dyeing with Walnut Bark

Here is a method from Pakistan for dyeing yarn.


You can use the remaining dye-bath to make lighter shades

Brown Dyeing with Walnut Husk

This dye method was originally intended for using on woven baskets and specified Black Walnuts, but is perfectly applicable to the English (Persian) Walnut as well.