Cellulose fibers are typically those made from plant matter and include cotton, linen, rayon, hemp, ramie, lyocell (Tencel), bamboo, and pineapple plant fiber.
- Fiber reactive dyes (best results)
- Direct dyes
- Vat dyes
- All purpose dyes
- Naphthol dyes
Procion MX dye is the most commonly used reactive dyes on the market and typically the best dye choice for cotton and other cellulose fibers. Jacquard’s product is well known among seasoned fabric and textile dyers to be among the best and easiest to find. When it comes to dyeing cellulose, Procion MX is the go-to choice for durable colorfast dyes that are vibrant in color.
I have had good not great results re-dyeing. Remember not to mix cooking pots and dyeing pots.