Monthly Archives: August 2012

Opposites Do Attract: Nuno Felt Meets Shibori

Many times, one idea leads to another idea, which opens up a plethora of possibilities.  That’s what happened when I, knitorious, decided to combine the technique of nuno felting and the art of shibori.  The manipulation of wool fibers with a woven structure along … Continue reading

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Shibori

Shibori is a Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, tucking, compressing it or capping.  The  manipulating of the cloth, resists the dye, which decorates the surface with pattern. The same can … Continue reading

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Pencil Roving and Recycled Sweater

What do pencil roving and a recycled wool sweater have in common?  They both can be felted.  Why not try felting both together? Lately, I’ve been gazing at my selection of Bulky 2 Strand Pencil Roving from Imperial Yarn alongside a pile … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt #2

Recently, while flipping through the pages of my many books on the subject of felting, I read instead of using silk for nuno felting, try cheesecloth.  With a desire to experiment, I hiked to my local Sur La Table for a package of … Continue reading

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