Category Archives: Wool

Carding My Green Leftovers Together

When I have a lot of little bits I like to card them together. First I pull them all into small lengths. This pictures make the wool look very blue. I think maybe because the table is very yellow. I … Continue reading

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From Raw Fleece to Carded Batts of Wool

Our guest author/artist today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke.  She generously offered to take us through the process of preparing fibers from her own sheep to use for felting. As I enjoy felting, I feel very fortunate to also be able … Continue reading

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Needle felting class and Lambs

Recently I taught a needle felting class were we made little sheep. Making Bodies Adding Legs And Ears Then its time to give the sheep some wool. These are hand dyed Blue Faced Leicester curls. They are small tight  curls … Continue reading

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Draw Winner and a To Small Tea Cozy.

The winner of the Nuno Felt Bracelet Kit is Kate Whyte, Congratulations.   I am holding a tea cozy class in February. I know how to make a basic tea cozy but thought I would try some different shapes for … Continue reading

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Lots of Felting on the Go

I’ve been very busy since my last post but I do not have a lot done. I did teach a hat making class and I will have more about that in another post I started a new bubble hat…..not finished … Continue reading

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Christmas Balls

This last week I bought some empty Christmas ball to fill for an upcoming sale. I am always looking for something a bit different. They are plastic. They are very clear. I had planed on getting glass but theses where … Continue reading

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Carding Batts

This last weekend I did some carding. I was making Monet batts. First my daughter and I pulled apart small bits of wool and mixed it up. Then onto the table and spread out ready for a trip through the … Continue reading

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