Category Archives: Wool

Second Quarter Challenge finished …..I think.

I think I have finished stitching my second quarter challenge. I showed it to you at the beginning of the challenge when I had just started the stitching it, here: Since then I have finished stitching all the trees. I … Continue reading

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It’s lambing time

It is lambing time and we are busy. This post is more pictures than anything else.  These are the quadruplets I told you about last week. All of them ended up in he house as their mom didn’t have milk. … Continue reading

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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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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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More WOW Samples

I tried more samples of the fibers Cathy and I had ordered from World of Wool back in February. I chose six of the fibers to try.  Three dark, three light. I used two layers in each of them. Its … Continue reading

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More Carding and a Surprise.

My friend Mary came over to get some mohair carded. We mixed it with some merino to make it easer for her to spin later.  I have never done mohair before. It was very fluffy. It added a lot of volume … Continue reading

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Prep and Finishing

This last little week hasn’t been a felting week its been a preparation and finishing week with an emphasis on preparation. I carded up all my dyed balls of merino. You can see all my sheep on the top shelf.   I added the … Continue reading

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