I repair antique Caucasian rugs, and I use hand-spun yarn to restore them. I do all my own dyeing using natural plants and minerals so that I can get a good…
Carthamus genus (Safflower). There are about 14 species of annuals and perennials. The plants are of upright growth with very sharp spines, and the flowers are thistle-like - small and mostly have yellow florets surrounded by a ring of fiercely spiny bracts.
Annuals or Perennials, Shrubs or Herbaceous
Mediterranean and W.Asia
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