Archives for December 2013

Custom Nuno Felted Shawl Basics

Custom Nuno Felted Shawl – Done! One of the really fun parts of my ‘job’ is the custom felting orders that roll in for Christmas. Here’s an alpaca shawl I finished yesterday. My customer asked for black with red and white alpaca with some mulberry silk felted in. First, I cut the black silk chiffon […]

How to Hand Paint Yarn

How to Hand Paint Yarn – a Wool Yarn Dyeing Tutorial There are many different methods and ideas on how to hand paint yarn. Some people like to apply the dye with brushes or cups but I have found that squirt bottles give me more control over the amount of dye applied. More Yarn Dyeing […]

Lamb locks make the perfect doll hair

Lamb locks make the perfect doll hair! I love it when my creative customers send me photos of the beautiful things they make with my fiber.  Here’s an adorable little doll sporting my chocolate brown border leicester lamb locks for hair. Isn’t she cute??? The artist behind this little doll baby is Allison from KeikiNani. […]

Free Knitting Patterns!

Free Knitting Patterns! Did you know that Interweave Press has lots of free knitting patterns available for download? Everything from Socks to Purses to basic and advanced Knitting Techniques. I’m not much of a knitter myself, although I do enjoy knitting socks for some reason. Happy December! Annette Kentucky Blue Fiber Co.