Hickory Nuts Dye – Part 1

We are getting close to that part of the year where berries and tree fruit are getting ripe (am watching my highly coveted elderberry bush very closely!). On my latest walk, I found these:

Had no clue what they were. After extensive googling, I decided they are hickory nuts. Please correct me if I’m wrong!

They look close enough to walnuts that I thought it would be worth a try to extract dye from the hulls.

 

Keep posted, I will show you the results in a week or two!

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~ by enchantedhue on August 10, 2013.

One Response to “Hickory Nuts Dye – Part 1”

  1. […] is always such an adventure, especially when finding a new intriguing fruit or flower. I found these┬áthe other day on a walk in the woods and finally classified them as hickory […]

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