Madder for red, bedstraw for red too, just the roots. Tops of tansy for yellow.
I am your father.
I brought blue!
Since Kira is the robe threader, she has to get dyeing lessons from a 4 syllables old lady. Annabella teaches her how to make different types of colors. Annabella says "there be no beasts". Late in the book, she unfortunately dies.
Kira, Jo, and Thomas are at the annual gathering. Kira is known as the future weaver, Jo is known as the future singer. Thomas is known as the future carver. The gathering is a yearly event where the whole village comes to the council edifice and the singer reiterates the history using their tunes and the patterns from the robe.
Matt ran away then brought Kira two gifts. Matt brought Blue and Kira's blind father. Kira found out there are no beasts and Jamison killed her tried to kill her father but failed.