By Co+op, stronger together Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it’s a tradition that goes back as far as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they’re plentiful; in fact, you probably have dye-worthy ingredients in your kitchen already Items Needed White eggs (or try brown, keeping in mind color results will vary), egg carton, stock pan(s), water, white vinegar, slotted spoon and natural materials for dyeing (see table) Optional: Tape, string, rubber bands, cheesecloth squares, natural beeswax crayons to create designs on eggs, and vegetable oil for extra sheen. Directions Beet dye including pulp (top),…
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