felted mobile, needle felting

Getting there with my sheep mobile!

┬áIt's taking shape... So I weaved some willow hoops, I used up all the sticks I'd soaked and ended up making three. (Probably should have soaked the sticks for longer but I was soaking them in the bath and the youngest needed a shower!) It was time to start attaching the felted sheep and clouds.… Continue reading Getting there with my sheep mobile!

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Hardy Herdwick sheep!

Felting sheep with Herdwick wool You may have read in a previous post that I try to buy only British wool now. This is due to the high standards of animal welfare in British sheep farming and shearing. Included in a recent batch of British wools that I ordered from World of Wool, was 100g… Continue reading Hardy Herdwick sheep!

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Using British Wool

Cruelty free wool? I love animals and am a vegetarian. When I saw a post about someone using vegan materials to crochet with because they thought using wool was being unkind to animals, it made me stop and think. I love using wool and the fact that it is a natural material, I love the… Continue reading Using British Wool