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Alpaca bed sock blank for natural dyeing
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A pair of Alpaca bed socks made in the UK for natural dyeing.
These unfinished socks are straight off the knitting machine and have not been washed or pressed. They have small bits of thread at the top of the cuff which were originally to attach the socks to each other and which dissolve at 30 degrees. Size 4-7 UK
Before dyeing they should be washed and mordanted with alum.
The photo shows the socks dyed with nettles.
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