Red Abrash

Abrash is the wonderful natural variation of color that one gets when using natural dyes along with handspun wool. Although it is possible to “fake” abrash using synthetic dyes by tie-dying the raw wool, it does not look the same as when produced with natural dyes. Also, when you use good handspun wool and synthetic dyes, you can also achieve some degree of natural abrash, although it is not as pronounced as when you use all natural dyes. Although not everyone is a fan of abrash, I personally love it! I think the natural variegation and distinct “organic” look that the abrash imparts adds an element of depth to a good rug; like looking into a pool of water or a field of flowers. Here are some pictures from some of our rugs to give you an idea of what abrash looks like. Thanks for looking! Chris

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