The Pink and Orange Pot


3 in stock (can be backordered)


I have always loved hot pinks and burnt oranges so I am so pleased to have made a solar  pot that produces these colours.   This eco friendly technique uses the heat of the sun to set the dyes , layer dyes with wool and silk fibres, yarns or fabrics of your choice and see the colours develop in the sun.

Create rich exciting lightfast colours using nothing but the power of the sun and time to do the dyeing. Watch the colours develop in your solar pot as the colours slowly intermingle and create new shades.

Solar Kits are kilner jars of bejewelled colour filled with natural dyes, fibres and water. The heat, even the mild heat from the sun in North Wales, works its magic over time to dye the fibres the rich subtle colours of natural dyes. Pots are multi-coloured layers so fibres, fabrics or yarns are dyed multi-coloured too. I have been developing this technique for nearly 15 years now and year on year have found the dyes which dye well at low temperatures, and which give exciting colour mixes. All the kits come from this experience.

In The Pink and Orange Pot kit you will find the dyes to give vibrant oranges and shocking pinks  along with  full instructions with the mordant (fixative), all in an environmentally friendly brown bag.

You will need:

  • A 1.8 or 2 litre kilner jar
  • Between 50g and 100g of Wool and Silk fibres, or yarns
  • Old jam jar or tin to dissolve the mordant in.
  • Jug of water

Please note the colours obtained may vary from those shown as different waters can subtly change dye colours. .  I sell both filled and empty Kilner jars  too if needed!) And you can find this here

A leaflet with instructions for  an alternative method of dyeing with a waterbath is also included in the kit

Additional information

Weight .170 kg
Dimensions 45 × 35 × 16 cm