Hickory Nuts Dye – Part 1

We are getting close to that part of the year where berries and tree fruit are getting ripe (am watching my highly coveted elderberry bush very closely!). On my latest walk, I found these:

Had no clue what they were. After extensive googling, I decided they are hickory nuts. Please correct me if I’m wrong!

They look close enough to walnuts that I thought it would be worth a try to extract dye from the hulls.


Keep posted, I will show you the results in a week or two!