Create Custom Color with Hand Carders

You don’t have to have sheep to need Wool Carders! When you purchase a set of Kromski Hand Carders, you open up a whole new world of fiber preparation. Blending fiber is a great way to add more variety to your spinning stash. When you blend you can add strength to your yarn with the addition of nylon or bamboo.  Angora …

Felted Drink Cozies for Summer

  Kromski North America has introduced 2 new Felting Packs for Summer! “Summer Fun” is made up of Yellow, Bright Green, Turquoise, and Fuchsia. “American Spirit” consists of Medium Red, Sapphire, White Milled Rice, and Black.  Uncle Sam uses the colors from this pack and our Light Flesh pack. The 4th of July is America’s most loved Summer holiday.  And …

Felted Father’s Day Card

With Father’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to look for ideas that are sure to please even the Dad who has everything!  I’ve come up with a fun little felting project that can be customized with your Father’s favorite things. Once finished, he can display this Felted Father’s Day Card on his desk at work or at home as a daily reminder of your …

Weave a Pillow on the Harp Forte

    When the hot summer months roll around my thoughts turn to weaving projects other than scarves and shawls. It’s nice to give the house a fresh look for the summer months too. Cool blue was my inspiration for this project. But of course with so many colors to choose from, you can customize this pillow to suit your …

Knit a Rose for Mother’s Day

Nothing says “I love you” like a rose. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, these knit roses are the perfect thing to show how much you care. Our sample uses Kromski Polish Merino, in Medium Red, Bright Pink and Lime Green, spun on a beautiful Polonaise Spinning Wheel. You will need double pointed knitting needles for this project. Choose a size …

Weave a Felted Tote Bag

Looking for your next weaving project? This Tote Bag will allow you to explore weaving a four color plaid. Once it is off the loom, it will be felted before the tote pieces are cut and sewn together using a sewing machine. Let’s begin by gathering the supplies needed: 4 skeins of feltable, fingering weight wool yarn. Choose colors that …

St. Patrick’s Day Tail-Spun Green Yarn

             It’s March! Time for something green – after all, it’s almost St Patrick’s Day. How about  some Tail-Spun Art Yarn – dyed green of course. As luck would have it, there’s no shortage of Mohair locks at my house. They are perfect for this project. These locks came strait off the goat and into the dye …

Hem Stitch For Weaving

There are many ways to finish off the ends of your weaving projects. The Hem Stitch is an all time favorite among weavers. Bear in mind however, that this method will produce a fringed edge. Follow this simple tutorial to learn how. First, warp the project onto a Kromski Harp Forte. Follow this tutorial if you are not familiar with …

Valentine Key Fob

When you give your Valentine the key to your heart, give them a Hand Woven Key Fob to keep it on! This weft faced Key Fob weaves up quickly using worsted weight cotton yarn and an 8 dent Heddle. Don’t have a loom? Don’t worry, Kromski has several different sizes for you to choose from! Or you can opt to …

Needle Felted Christmas Fun!

Here’s a project even a very beginner Needle Felter can do! We’ve used our Kromski Polish Merino Felting Packs to create these adorable felted ornaments by placing the wool inside a cookie cutter and felting to shape. Add a few decorative touches and you have some fun ornaments. This is very easy to do, however, we recommend that after the …