Category Archives: upcycle

Upcycled Fair Isle Easter Egg

I’m participating in a felt food swap this month.  I thought I’d try making an Easter egg from a fair isle sweater to see what would happen and this is the result.   I felted the wool sweater in the … Continue reading

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Crinkle Square Tutorial

Here’s my tutorial for how to make a crinkle square toy for a baby. You’ll need fabric, some kind of crinkly plastic, ribbon, and thread. I used fleece fabric, an up cycled cereal bag (food grade plastic), grosgrain ribbon, and … Continue reading

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The Week in Wool – 2

Here are this weeks recycled wool and cashmere sweater projects. These two black cashmere hats are 3-6 month sized, each with a small appliqued lambswool star, pink and blue respectively. This ManiMina Elfin Earflap Hat is hot pink wool/angora blend … Continue reading

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The Week in Wool

This is what I’ve made this week from upcycled wool and cashmere sweaters….mostly hats, and one lone owl. 3 newborn sized gnome / pixie hats… All made from 100% lambswool.  I was destined to spend the rest of the week … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Funky Fun Hat

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Shop Update Winter Baby Hats

Right before New Years, I added a bunch of new upcycled cashmere baby hats to my Artfire Studio, White Dandelion Works! Here are some of my favorites! So Soft! Fuzzy Mint Green 3 to 6 Months.  This is some of … Continue reading

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One Gnome Costume – Check

I finished Little Bit’s Halloween costume… He’s a Garden Gnome! His hat is made from a lambswool sweater and his beard is a lambswool and angora blend.  Both recycled wool sweaters of course. :) I went rummaging in the wool … Continue reading

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