Tag Archives: wool roving

The Wild Table Runner

I have a bin full of yarn.  A lot of it I’ve either dyed or picked up at garage sales or thrift stores.  A majority of it isn’t wool based.  So I thought it would be fun to make something … Continue reading

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Hat Classwork

In September, I took Teri Berry’s first Concertina Hat Class online.  Unfortunately, I didn’t finish on time due to taking another class and travel.  But I’ve completed the first two hats. Here is the Concertina hat with some silk embellishment: … Continue reading

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More Natural Dyeing with Cochineal

This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing.  Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti. I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum … Continue reading

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Felting in Florida

My husband I recently went to Florida to visit our son and his family.  I usually try to bring some wool for my grandsons to play with.  We also babysat while our son and daughter-in-law took a weekend away for … Continue reading

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Trying to Get Organized

The first two years I was felting I used the shoe storage method to store my fiber.  But as a fiber enthusiast and one to try new things my inventory and tool collection kept growing.   So, it became quite unruly. … Continue reading

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This and That

While I haven’t been very active on the forum, I have been busy with small felt projects and traveling. Everyone had been interested in what I would do with my “denim paper.”  Well, I tore some of it up in … 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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