Monday, October 29, 2012

Crafts and Your Mind, Body and Soul

Why do we do crafts and what it does for our brain and body.
Did you know that doing crafts such as knitting and weaving help the two sides of the brain communicate with each other? I've got some thoughts about that here.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

How to Blend Fibers for Spinning

Continuing on my wool series - I had a great time putting this together. In order to really show what I'm doing, I have to take pictures. In order to take pictures, I have to really do what I'm describing. It's a lot of work but it is fun.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

How to Use Viking Wool Combs

Since I had written about preparing wool for spinning and using cards, I thought it was time to mention combs. I'm really starting to like my viking combs, especially with Mohair and long Border leicester wool.

How to Use Viking Wool Combs

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Lawn Grass as a Dye

This is the second time I tried using grass clippings as a dye. I found that using different mordants really makes a difference.

Lawn Grass as a Dye