Tag Archives: knitting

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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The Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair, August 1-3, 2014

by Guest Artist/Author Cathy Wycliff (Luvswool) We, Marilyn (Pandagirl) and I (Luvswool),  had never attended a “fiber fair,” so there were expectations and then the reality of the Fair.  We had planned for many months to attend the annual Fair … Continue reading

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The Results are in…

In an effort to evaluate our marketing plan and see if we were meeting our Felt and Fiber Forum Members needs, we conducted a member and guest survey May 20 though 27. Overall, the results were good in terms of … Continue reading

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Visit to Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm

Last weekend, I took a little ride to the Waldron Grove Alpaca Farm in Campton Hills, Illinois for their annual Open House and Art Sale. The two day event featured their 30 Suri alpacas and an array of handmade items … Continue reading

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I had a Bad Cold

While I was sick I didn’t do any felting. I just didn’t have the energy. I have been knitting and reading cheesy books. This is the knitting: It is a shawl. I have been knitting it on and off for a year. I … Continue reading

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Felting Around the Web

Felt Along’s Wool Furry Vessel VunoRad’s New Blog with Wool Paintings (see galleries) Felted drawstring skirt Barbara Trafficonte’s Needle Felted Santas Jagusia’s Felted Tree Ornaments Christy’s Needlefelted Embellishments on Knit/Fulled Bags, Mittens and Hats Free Vintage Knitting patterns Feather and … Continue reading

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