How to Hand Paint Yarn

Do you have some boring yarn? Read here about how to transform any natural fiber yarn (angora yarn, wool yarn, silk yarn, alpaca yarn, mohair yarn, llama yarn, even dog hair yarn!!) into luxurious translu- cent hand painted yarn using simple methods and materials. Create lovely designer yarns similar to …

How to Make Felt

Felt comes from carded or fleece wool roving. Felt can be used to make vest, purses, book covers, coasters, and many many more items. Let your imagination have fun while creating felt for those upcoming projects. Making felt at home requires little effort due to the na- ture of the …

How to Dye Wool Roving

It’s easy to begin dyeing your own roving for spinning or needle felting projects. All you need to begin dyeing is some acid dyes and a heat source. There are no set rules for how to apply the dyes to the roving. Feel free to be creative. Use as many …

Wool Dryer Balls

What are these silly little balls so many people keep referring to? Wool dryer balls are a great alternative to dryer sheets and will reduce your drying time. Go green and start using wool dryer balls. Wool dryer balls have the advantage of reducing static and absorbing excess moisture. This …

Skirting 101

Begin here Start with a dry freshly shorn fleece. Before you invest any time on your project, select a pencil size thickness of fiber and tug on it .If the lock staple breaks, the fleece is not sound. (You can use the broken fleece to felt with). Sometimes the tip …