Monthly Archives: November 2011

A tutorial: how to make roving with a drum carder

After you have carded your wool and it is still on the drum you might like to have it as roving instead of a batt. This will show you how to use a simple diz to do that.  You can … Continue reading

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The Mobius Twist

When Zed first told us the theme of the challenge, twist, the first thing I thought of was making a Möbius scarf. I have seen lots of these types of scarves that have been knitted but hadn’t seen any that … Continue reading

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Studio Challenge

This is my version of the Studio Challenge Twist,Twirls & Spirals This was going to be a flat felt piece for a wall hanging but i really wasnt happy with it and about to throw it out !  When i … Continue reading

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Studio Challenge

A few months ago I revisited an idea I’d had a few years ago for using wool twists to add texture to felt. This led to developing the theme we’ve used for this quarter’s studio challenge: Twists, twirls and spirals. … Continue reading

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Hi from Canada

Hi I’m Ann and I live just outside the capital of Canada on a small sheep farm. Like Ruth, I had a journey to finding felt. At one time, we milked our sheep and I learned to make soap with … Continue reading

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Hello from Montana

I thought I would talk a little about my life prior to discovering wool and felting. It just goes to show that you never know where you’re going to end up in life. My path in life has definitely not been … Continue reading

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Hello

Hi, I’m Zed and I live in North West England, in the UK I’ve been felting for about 3 years and love trying out different fibres and incorporating them into felt to achieve unique effects. I also love trying out … Continue reading

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