Dehydrated Orange Sun Wheels – A Tutorial

One of Northern Rivers Protogrove’s group offering at our recent Winter Solstice event were dehydrated orange sun wheel ornaments.  I made them ahead of time and carried the basket around the circle for everyone to put their gratitude into.  We then hung them from trees and bushes outside the Yoga Center and our homes.  They are very easy to make and are sure to be a Solstice tradition that even little ones can enjoy.  Perhaps next year I’ll have guests string them on their own prior to the rite.  Choosing your own colored string could add even more to it!

Materials:

  • one or more oranges
  • a knife
  • an embroidery needle – metal or plastic will do
  • yarn or twine made of natural fibers (cotton, wool, hemp)
  • scissors
  • a dehydrator (optional)

Slice the orange into circles.  Oranges are very, very moist so, the thicker the circle, the longer it will take…

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