Category Archives: 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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What is Wet Felting ? : A 5-minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

Wet Felting is one of those wonderful fibre arts that truly allows you to create from the most basic of materials. Working with a little warm water, a bit of soap & some cuddly, soft rovings you can easily & … Continue reading

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**NEW** Come wander in the Resource Library – snacks ALLOWED !

Happy Labour Day (yes, I’m Canadian & there’s a “U” in there!) How was your summer break ? . . It seems to have flown by, although we’re having some pretty beautiful days so I can pretend it’s still late-summer (which … Continue reading

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Knit Front & Back Increase :: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

. In this 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson, you’ll learn how to do the Knit Front & Back Increase. . If your child is just learning to knit (or you are), I highly recommend this technique. Learning to make increases in … Continue reading

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Handwork For Babies, Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers …

Before you were born, you were aware of lights, sounds, movements, warmth & other sensations.  What was one of the few things that you didn’t experience while still snuggled up inside your mother …? .

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Knitted Cast-On :: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

. In this 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson, you’ll learn how to do the Knitted Cast – On.

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Winding a Ball of Yarn: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

“Centre-Pull” Ball  Here is a quick video which will show you how to wind any yarn or string or ribbon into a “Centre-Pull” ball.  

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