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New Samples

I’m going to do workshops at Manchester Museum of Science and Industry MakeFest in August, so I wanted to make a couple of felt samples to get an idea of how much wool I need to order for supplies. I … Continue reading

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More New Wool

I got some wool tops listed as ‘Arctic Fox’, no other info about what the wool breed might be, just that it is 25 micron. It feels really soft, a lot like Bluefaced Leicester, and it felted really nicely too: … 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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Very Pink

My sister got me some wool tops for Christmas. Even before I’d seen the colours, I’d decided I’d make her a book cover from whatever she chose, thinking she’d probably choose her favourites. She chose a selection of pinks, not … Continue reading

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