This post teaches a beginner how to take wool roving and create eco friendly felted wool dryer balls that fight static and wrinkles and help your clothes dry faster too!
Did you know that the very best way to clean a handwoven, hooked, Persian or braided wool rug or wool blanket is with fresh snow? It’s true. Cleaning wool textiles with snow is an old-fashioned cleaning method that is very safe, gentle and completely non-toxic. It works better than sprays, steam cleaning or dry cleaning. […]
This tutorial will explain how thick and thin yarn is different from other yarns and why the resulting look can result in a beautiful textured throw blanket that far exceeds those of lower quality sold for far more in stores.
Front-post crochet is a nice stitch for adding texture. I used it to make a baby hat, an ear-warmer for myself and a drink bottle cover because I was procrastinating over a more complex knitting project!
I found that crocheting socks is easier than knitting socks. I do really struggle to get knitting started on three needles and I didn’t have to worry about dropping stitches. I hate having to follow patterns and not really knowing what will happen. Turning the heal was a wild ride on the first sock, I […]
After many years of wanting to learn, a couple years with the loom stored, and several months with it in the house searching for a teacher, I was finally able to weave on the floor loom. In hopes of continued learning and many fabulous future projects, have a look at what the first project entails […]