Author Archives: Marilyn aka Pandagirl

Discovering Textures in Crochet

After learning the basic crochet stitches, I have adventured in practicing more  complicated stitches with unique texture.  You know me always looking for texture and dimension. The first one I tried was the Mini Bean Stitch.  It took a bit … Continue reading

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The Wild Yarns Experiment Framed

Last month I showed you my yarn experiment.  I had woven some yarns then felted them. Many of them were synthetic. If you hadn’t seen the post, here it is: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/02/07/wild-and-crazy-yarns-woven-then-felted/ Ruth suggested I put eyes in it. Which I … Continue reading

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Relearning to Crochet

I’ve been trying to think of projects that weren’t labor intensive since I’m having back problems again.  My son and his family gave me a set of ergonomic crochet hooks for my birthday.  Then for some reason I started getting … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 1st Quarter Challenge 2017

Last month Ruth Lane announced the 1st Quarter Challenge focusing on Fauvism. If you missed it, you can read about it here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/12/31/2017-quarterly-challenges/  I had a  hard time deciding what to do and looked through a lot of photos and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I know its a day late, so I hope everyone had a good Valentines Day with their loved ones. I decided this year to make my granddaughter, Lisa, a little heart purse.  She likes to put things in containers and … Continue reading

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Wild and Crazy Yarns Woven then Felted

I still had a bagful of yarns left over from my Wild Table Runner so I decided to do a little weaving with some odds and ends. It was a mixture of synthetic, wool and wool blends. I used a … Continue reading

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Some Inspiration and Fun from the Caribbean

I’ve been traveling, so there has been no felting. However, I think there is plenty of inspiration while traveling. We left out of Port Canveral, Florida, but before leaving we spent a day at NASA.  It may seem odd not … Continue reading

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