Author Archives: Marilyn aka Pandagirl

Finishing a Vase Cover

Last year I made a couple of vase covers using hand dyed Domestic 56 wool from Cathy (Luvswool).  Normally, I like the bright colors, but I really liked these subtle natural colors. Here is front and back. But it seemed … Continue reading

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Shaping up the Crochet

Now that I’ve learned the crochet basics, I’ve challenged myself to follow instructions to learn to make shapes. I guess I’m really thinking spring because I first tried flowers using two different methods.  I like the yellow one better since … Continue reading

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Finishing an Eco Piece

Last year Cathy (Luvswool) and I did some eco dyeing.  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/11/03/eco-printing/ They pieces have been hanging around and I was going through them again and decided I liked the heavy cotton one in particular.  It was time to finish it.  … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year

Instead of doing another crochet post, I thought I’d share my sister Carol’s good news. On March 19, I received an email with pics of the latest additions to her sheep family. Twin girls!  They were born at 5 a.m. … Continue reading

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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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