Category Archives: natural wools

I did some dying on the weekend.

I needed to dye some orange wool to make a flower for a customer so if I am going to get the dye pot out I might as well do a bunch of dying. You can never have enough dyed … Continue reading

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The Great Fish Creation

The is a guest post by my friend Jan Scott. She is my guilds excellent Librarian, a weaver , spinner and a felter, sewer. She is also my fabulous massage therapist. This is the story of her giant fish cat … Continue reading

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Holiday Exchange and wool order

We do a holiday exchange on the forum. We make Felt post cards to share. I can show you the post card I sent to Cathy now that she has it. Do you participate in any fibery Christmas exchanges or … Continue reading

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Natural Wools

I think I might’ve mentioned a few times how much I love natural wool, animal fibres and embellishment fibres🙂 I made a couple of natural felt pieces recently. This first one uses lots of different breeds of wool inlcuding Finnish … Continue reading

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Naturals and Dyes

I laid this wall hanging out about a week or so before I got time to felt it, and I think it ended up being ‘upside down’. I wrote down the wools and fibres I used as I laid it … Continue reading

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Dutch and Russian Wool

I got some ‘Yellowish Dutch Wool‘ from wollknoll, 34 mic ‘not suitable for felting’, it said. It seemed to felt fine for me: I don’t know what breed it is, I’d guess Texel, maybe someone who’s bought it knows? Here’s … Continue reading

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Washing some Fleece

While looking for something else I found some unknown dirty wool. There was lots of nice curls so that’s probably why I kept them. There wasn’t a whole fleece but just a piece of one, enough to fit in a dish washing … Continue reading

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