Dyeing with celandine

Everyone that has played The Witcher or used to spend summers in the countryside knows how to treat warts and what is the main ingredient of swallow potion 😉 When cut, a bright yellow sap comes out of the celandine stalk. After applying it on two moles on my face (just in case!) a thought came to my mind to try it on wool. The idea seemed to be quite interesting as the is sap rich in color and the lower part of the plant you take, the darker the sap is reaching deep orange in roots.

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Slavs and Vikings Festival, Wolin 2016

Long time has the Wolin Festival waited for this relation. A week has already passed since warriors and craftsmen have left the big open-air museum on Wolińska Kępa in Poland, and I still keep going back there in my thoughts and wonder if I can show you at least a tenth of the charm of this early medieval melting pot of cultures, languages and religions. To warn you in advance – this post will be filled with photos!

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