Her hair was blond and straight, tied behind her head with a ribbon of blue wool,
You may dye using a numerous variety of things such as onion skins, pond scum, tree needles, sunflower seeds, olives, weeds, wildflowers, berries, cabbage, nut shells and onion skins, various animal blood, walnut and other barks and leaves.
Colors may be derived in various methods. Example: Begin by boiling chopped red cabbage in water. You only need to boil long enough to extract some of the red color into the water. Save the colored water for these experiments. The cabbage is suitable for food.
Try adding one or a few drops of vinegar. Vinegar is acidic. Adding this will turn the cabbage water red and is suitable for dye use.
Make sure the vats of colored dye are set out of the reach of animals and in a safe place
Place the wool into which ever dye You have decided on and then place to the wire catches to dry properly.
From that point the wool will be spun into usable yarn and woven or knitted to items of use.