Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Some Cool things to share

This post is a compilation of links you might be interested in, but I had to include these beautiful poppies that my friend Sue grew in composted sheep manure that she and her husband got from us this spring. At three years old, the compost is really nice, like a lightweight potting soil. They put one of those boxed flower seed carpets on it and viola! I'm going to try that myself next year.
The first ever worldwide Felt United Day is October 3rd, 2009. You can check out the new website and think about you might want to do in your area: http://www.feltunited.com/
I'm thinking about doing something with the local school kids. It should be fun.

There is a nice pair of Livestock Guardian dogs available near me. I can't buy them myself, but maybe some one out there is in need of a good pair of guard dogs?

Third, a friend of mine has this beautiful Schacht Matchless spinning wheel for sale. It's a single treadle wheel with scotch tension, double drive, or bobbin lead options. I had set it up for double drive in these photos. It's in great condition, spins like a dream, very quiet and smooth. It comes with three extra bobbins (for a total of four bobbins) and a lazy kate, $450. Email Deb (woolyewe @ youbetnet dot com) if you're interested.
Fourth, Lisa has been dyeing up some beautiful skeins of her BFL yarn recently and it reminded me of these cool socks by Tein Chui. I made some a few years ago and they were lots of fun.

1 comment:

  1. OMG, those socks are AWESOME!!
    Now I'm gonna go check out the felting site...

    Thanks for the links!

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