Ladka Peneš, Mama Ladka

Cesta Jaka Platiše 1
4000 Kranj, Slovenija
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Mama Ladka is a master of colour nuances. Using plants, she dyes wool yarn, combed wool and silk scarves. She uses wool from the Jezersko-Solčava breed of sheep, a native Slovenian breed. For colouring she uses a wide variety of Slovenian grown plants – St. John's wort, mullein, cosmos, onion peels, rhubarb, green walnuts, willow, alder, birch and others. These hand-dyed materials are then used to create items, such as knitted scarves, hats, gloves, socks, pendants, various felt products, naturally printed silk scarves …