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2017 Second Quarter Challenge

At the beginning of this quarter, Ann had posted about this quarters challenge theme being early Celtic.

https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/03/31/second-quarter-challenge-3/

I thought a lot about it and had several ideas, but wasn’t sure I could pull them off.  336 more words

Wet Felting

An outbreak of hats

The recent period of incapacity and pain has somehow led to an outbreak of hats.  I was talking it over with a considerably older friend whose mobility is now quite restricted and whose everyday life has become a challenge in its own right.  286 more words

Natural Dyeing

It's That Time of Year

Instead of doing another crochet post, I thought I’d share my sister Carol’s good news.

On March 19, I received an email with pics of the latest additions to her sheep family. 222 more words

Sheep Farming

Still Spinning!

Wow, time flies! Especially when you’re spinning… and now dying.

I’ve been using Wilton’s icing colouring with terrific results (IMO). The above roving I dyed in reds, blues and yellows then overdyed the roving in royal blue and black. 184 more words

Spinning

Shearing Day: Seven Sisters Farm

We had quite a weekend this past week–shearing day! Our first! And we loved every minute of it thanks to Cathe of Seven Sisters Farm… 185 more words

Fiber

You Spin Me!

So, two weeks ago, this happened!

I put a call out on my local Ravelry forum for a rent or rent-to-own spinning wheel and in just a matter of hours, a sweet and generous soul replied to my plea. 167 more words

Ravelry: Discontinued Yarns

I knew I had a pretty big collection of vintage Manos, but imagine my surprise when I discovered that so many of the yarns in my stash have been discontinued! 420 more words

Knitting