Pettinengo is a village in the hills above Biella in northern Italy, it has narrow lanes, deer in the streets, lots of noisy people and a beautiful community venture in the peaceful Villa Piazzo. This is where The Wool Box Indigo week-end took place.
I had great fun introducing 10 or so Italian ladies to the joys of dyeing with the organic sugar indigo vat.
Some of the ingredients
Winding LOTS of wool into skeins
We dyed woollen skeins and tops with weld into two depths of yellow and then dipped them into the bio-indigo bath.
That magic moment when ...