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Fourth Quarter Challenge

What happened to the other 2 Quarterly challenges?! As Ruth said, this year we’re focusing on felting techniques. My first thought (rather obviously, most of you will think) was embellishments. I’ve blathered on enough about embellishment fibres in the past … Continue reading

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A Peek at the Knitting and Stitching Show in London 2015

Our guest artist/author/photographer today is Leonor Calaca from Felt Buddies. If you’re in Europe and a fibre aficionado, you’ve probably heard of the Knitting & Stitching Show. It happens in a few different locations and dates in the UK, and … Continue reading

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Knitting

I know you’ve been dying to know how my handspun yarn knitted, so here’s the little rectangle I made: Here’s the other side: And here’s a close up: I still can’t do the cast off so it doesn’t pull and … Continue reading

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Knitting and Roving

Last time I did a World of Wool order, I got some ‘Pencil Roving waste’, it’s a the bottom of this page here. I very recently learnt to knit and it is really nice to knit with. I was going … Continue reading

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Lincoln, Soy, Bamboo and Knitting

This is the back of a piece of felt I made from Lincoln wool tops: I love the way the characteristics of the different breeds reappear with felting, when they’re not very evident from the wool tops. And you get … Continue reading

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Knitting

I haven’t had chance to do any felting at all recently. With working on the Wet Felting workshop and trying to work out all the details for outside tutors, not to mention having to move the entire contents of my … Continue reading

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Introduction to Wet Felting at The Fold

A couple of months ago while shopping at The Fold in Marengo, IL, owner Toni Neil asked me if I’d be interested in teaching a wet felting class.  Many of the people who shop there are knitters, crocheters and spinners … Continue reading

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