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little: qiviut.

My Aunt Marie gave me this skein of qiviut from Greenland.

It is soft, folks. So soft.


Needle Felting

What is needle felting?

Carded wool is used to make felt.  There is needle felting and wet felting, which uses soap and water.  Kathy specializes in needle felting.  70 more words

Art Styles

MIWW Challenge

MIWW-that’s Make It With Wool. The MIWW Challenge is something unique to South Dakota, I think. Each year the state director chooses a piece of wool and anyone willing can accept the challenge to make something interesting and usable from the fabric. 86 more words

Episode 140: And it rained ...

Welcome, what’s been going on – a weekend away and a craft fair, what’s on and off the needles, spinning, Micala Shawl, KALs; reading, tv and life! 58 more words


The Wedding Jumper

So, a few years ago R had this great idea of me knitting him a jumper made from woolly alpaca! (I should at this point mention that I had only managed to successfully knit one scarf at this stage, and that was all.) We ordered some delicious green wool (his favourite colour), and it sat on our shelf for a year. 556 more words


Kool Aid Dying Part 2

I had an absolute blast dying some Merino that I picked up earlier this year.  I am trying to gear up for Spinzilla this October, in preparation I decided I wanted to spin my own Colorways.  218 more words