Acid soak solution is used to presoak wool, silk and other animal protein fibers before hand-painting them with dye solution. It can be stored indefinitely in a closed container and reused to soak more fiber.
Use this page to get instructions for mixing up a batch of acid soak solution. Select a dye type, an acid and enter the volume of solution you want to make. Click on the Submit button to display the instructions and a label for the container.
Please read the Safety Tips before proceeding!
Step 1. Choose a container
Choose a container with a tightly fitting cap for storing the acid soak solution. Print this page, cut out the label and tape it to the container.
Step 2. Mix the ingredients
Add the following ingredients to your container and mix well.