In pursuit of wool dryer balls I know I must clean, comb/brush, and felt my wool. And so here I go to discover the wonder of of it all.
I’m going to overwhelm you on this one.
Guide to Processing Wool. I was so excited to find this piece of information. It has gotten me to a point where I know so much more about processing wool and I’ve only read the first 4 pages.
ehow’s guide to felting wool. Simple, but interesting to see it needs to be worked for at least 10 minutes.
simple wikihow felting tutorial This actually shows the small balls to use for jewelry and I totally want to make these. There’s that pesky 10 minute comment again.
Youtube flat felt tutorial. Interesting. 20 minutes? Wow! Starting to think I don’t have enough patience to make these dryer balls. I now know why everyone starts with roving – fewer steps, less time.
Frog & Count This actually is a how to clean wool. The ultimate problem for reading the internet is the continual link-clicking. Every time I click a link I am sleuthing my way through miles of information, each clue bringing me closer to my goal or further away depending on your perspective. I will need to revisit this site.
Combing wool with homemade combs. Sigh more sites that need further perusal.
Washing wool. Really people tell me to stop clicking already. So much to learn, so little time!
Wool processing. I’m noticing these web pages that seem old or dated. Not modern. Does that mean I’m old for wanting to do these things?
Pretty needle felted items. And it’s past my bedtime.
Felt. OK, I’m getting tired of this search – are you? I think I learned what I needed on the first 2 or 3 items. However, I will stay the course, maybe I’ll learn something vital!
More felt. I am interested in this site – they taught a kids group. I wonder if there is more to discover here.
Washing wool. Very detailed.
A site that appears more modern and talks about washing wool. Must explore more – later. It is getting so late.
Mother Earth News and how to make a felted rug. I love this magazine but for money reasons do not receive it in my home. Fortunately all their content appears on the internet! A treasure trove of old-timey fun. I am totally doing this rug method next time we shear our sheep!
Spinning daily site – to explore later.
Anoka fiber works. I was reminded of this by a fellow sheep fiber fanatic in our area. What a great resource. I still haven’t made it to their site, but I hope to soon.
Well kids. What have we learned today? I am easily distracted by interesting links – yes. I think I will be able to finish my wool dryer balls quite effectively soon.