All About Woad...

Growing, Extracting, Dyeing, History of woad, and much more...


The Woad plant (Isatis tinctoria) has been famous as a source of blue pigment for several thousand years. Its main use is as a dye for wool and other fabrics. The dye is extracted from the dark blue-green spinach-like leaves.

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What's new

16 Sep 07 - New Woad website launch
24 Aug 07 - Woad seeds also available for sale
14 Jul 07  - We now stock Woad powder
21 Jan 07 - new Woad Swicki or Search Engine added to the Links page
23 Dec 06 - New section on chemical dyeing techniques & new photos

 

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