Color: Crimson to vivid Purple or Fuchsia to Raspberry
These are the whole bugs, they must be ground and soaked before use. Cochineal is a scale insect that feeds on the nopal cactus in arid areas of Mexico, Peru, Chile and the Canary Islands, and 85% of the harvest... Read More
Great color . One thing buying the bug you need to grind them I used my coffee grinder worked great
Items shipped quickly and worked great for my first attempt at dyeing yarn!
Have not used the cochineal yet but they appeared to be as good as the ones I presently have. Looking forward to using them in a dye workshop I am having. Thanks! Paula Seay