One of the pleasures of getting hold of a wool I haven’t handled and used before is learning about its origins.
Canvas Embroidery Textile work such as canvas embroidery is being taught and encouraged less and less in our digital age. Hidden in the back of a cupboard I found a canvas embroidery kit, unfinished, with a wonderful selection of tapestry wool. So … Continued
Working with Wood and Wool Earlier in the year I decided to work primarily with two materials to see where it led me. They are wood and wool. There is an obvious connection with these two materials, especially when we think of … Continued
Washing with Wool Sheep and wool have been intertwined with human life across continents, cultures and time in many guises and applications. From the outset wearing wool seemed like an obvious choice, but using it to bathe with in the form … Continued
Outdoor Creativity with Yarn. The official term for knitting applied to post boxes, fence posts, bicycles and any other object which very rarely has a garment knitted for it is called “yarnbombing”. And what a fantastic way to bring wools … Continued
In the Company of Wool. Our wellbeing is much more than just about feeling OK and keeping up with the pace of all that is required of us on a daily basis. Wellbeing should be approached holistically, we are so much … Continued