Learn more about the Woad plant (Isatis tinctoria), a famous natural dye and source of natural indigo dye, used for several thousand years (see woad history) in Europe and the Middle East. Woad dye extraction produces natural indigo dye from the dark blue-green, spinach-like woad leaves. Buy woad pigment here.
“'I have been experimenting with spinning my own needlepoint wool and dyeing it with natural dyes. So far, I am having the time of my life and the wool is actually turning out well. The dyed wool is fun to use in my needlepoint projects.” Nancy from the United States.
“Just to let you know that the woad has arrived – many thanks for such a super service!” Nicole from www.madamelestrange.com
“I received woad today. Thank you!” Lyubov from Kazakhstan.
“Delighted with the woad! Just dyed a huge sheet of linen and it looks amazing, thank you.” Angie Stevens, Swansea
'I just wanted to thank you for this wonderful website. I’ve already harvested the leaves twice and am just filtering the second charge. So far, the yield is about 12-14g per two square meters.' Alex Wuerkner from Germany
Visitors to Woad.org.uk
New visitors this month
Previous Visitors to Woad.org.uk
Top of page
Text size too small?
If the text is too small, “Ctrl +” on your key board should make it larger (“Ctrl -” makes it smaller)
Hold the Control key (Ctrl) down and press the plus key (+) at the same time, repeatedly, until the text is large enough.