fresh indigo (the last of)

End of season for our first indigo experiment at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. The farmers are now going to mow down the row to switch to a cover crop; we collected some seeds that had already set and also put some flower stems aside in a bucket of water to see if they’ll make more seeds post harvest. Following a tip from @elainekng I tried dyeing a skein of yarn just directly with fresh leaves — it looks pretty good I think!

All this experience will feed our renewed work growing indigo next summer as part of an introsem dialogue, APPPHYS100Q.

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