Stitches day two
Saturday February 20th 2016, 11:45 pm
Filed under: Family

The Woolbuddy booth had a towering felted-wool T-Rex dwarfing its creator. One of my friends put a photo of it on Facebook last night with a caption that made me laugh and Richard leaned over to see what was so funny.

I explained that they sold kits to make small needle-felted animals but of course I hadn’t bought one. (Like I need another fiber hobby? Besides, I gave most of my feltable, non-superwash-treated wool away a few years ago to the woman who made my felted falcon.)

To my surprise, his reaction was, But what about the grandchildren? As in, how could you not make them…!

Ask and they shall–hopefully–receive? My first will probably look nothing like those by someone who’s made a lot of these, but we’ll see. And I don’t know yet how holding a needle with that tight a grip for long periods will work out, but it does look like it’s going to be great fun making these. The Woolbuddy artist certainly puts a lot of delight into the concept.

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Like you, I felt that I didn’t need another fiber hobby. I like your comment about “Well, what about the grandchildren?” because I can now justify the fact that last week I signed up for a fiber felting class. Trying to get back to blog reading and writing. I’ve missed it.

Comment by Joan Carver 02.21.16 @ 4:50 am

It sounds to me like Richard meant,”but what about me?”

Comment by Sherry in Idaho 02.21.16 @ 10:00 am

So funny – I’ve had needle felting on my mind these days, too. Maybe it is a trend that we just didn’t realize we were part of!

Comment by twinsetellen 02.21.16 @ 12:14 pm

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