Wool is Cool: Meet the kids

In the great saga that resulted from the realization, in May of this year, that there was no way I could use up 50 kilograms of raw wool on my own for my own little projects, we are now beginning the hero’s (ahem, the foolish creative person’s) journey. To catch you up, once Musa, theContinue reading “Wool is Cool: Meet the kids”

Wool is, Indeed, Quite Cool

Why helllllooo!! For weeks now, I have been making oblique references to a project I’ve undertaken with the scalawags’ school, which I have given the aptly adorable title, Wool is Cool. I think the school principal thought I was nuts when I sent him an email last May, telling him that I had a trunkContinue reading “Wool is, Indeed, Quite Cool”

The Little Scientist Presents

Of my two scalawags, I would be hard pressed to say which one is more into working with wool. Don’t get me wrong, they aren’t running home after school and plunging into it (the way I am, in a desperate attempt to get it all washed before summer hits!) Each one has their own interestContinue reading “The Little Scientist Presents”

The Little Prince’s Wool: Extremely Slow Fashion

Over the next few months, you can expect to be hearing about some of our wooliest exploits, considering I currently have 50 kilos of raw wool out on my balcony begging me to do something with it. Fifty kilos of wool. I have no idea how many sheep that actually represents, but yesterday, I pulledContinue reading “The Little Prince’s Wool: Extremely Slow Fashion”

The start of a thing: the Little Prince’s wool

So when I finally got up the courage last year to finally ask what would become of the wool from the Little Prince’s sheep, I had a vague idea of what I could imagine happening: I would have wool to play with. That’s it? That is, indeed, it. I had worked through the bag ofContinue reading “The start of a thing: the Little Prince’s wool”

Lily, the Little Prince and the Fleece

“The proof that the little prince existed is that he was charming, that he laughed, and that he was looking for a sheep. If anybody wants a sheep, that is a proof that he exists.” Antoine de St Exupéry, The Little Prince Do you remember back in September, when I went on an over-excited rampage aboutContinue reading “Lily, the Little Prince and the Fleece”