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« on: March 17, 2009 06:46:14 PM »

This Is what I made after going to a workshop in naalbinding. I haven't really gotten around to making more yet, but I do have plans.

It's a tiny backpack, pulse warmers and a kitty toy. The yarn failed me two thirds into the backpack so I had to finish with another colour and I really hated it so I bought some raw wool in beautiful colours and hid the grey. It looks like a mushroom when you wear it. A psycedelic mushroom Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2009 01:42:13 AM »

Loving the psychedelic mushroom!  I must try Naalbinding, I love the effect.
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009 11:55:17 AM »

Yay for a fellow nalbinder! Your stitches look super even (so unlike my first pieces Smiley ) and I like the psychedelic backpack. It looks like you had worked with grey so long that your color sense couldn't take it any more and went totally berserk Smiley Grin
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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009 12:07:15 PM »

Yay for a fellow nalbinder! Your stitches look super even (so unlike my first pieces Smiley ) and I like the psychedelic backpack. It looks like you had worked with grey so long that your color sense couldn't take it any more and went totally berserk Smiley Grin

Well, I thought that grey was a bit too anonymous. Since I almost exclusively wear black clothes I use colour to brighten it up a bit. I love bright colours. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009 05:14:19 PM »

Awesome to see a Naalbinding project on here! I bought a naalbinding needle (naalbinder...?) years ago and still haven't been brave enough to try it out. Congrats! Looks neaaaat too Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2009 05:19:33 AM »

Awesome to see a Naalbinding project on here! I bought a naalbinding needle (naalbinder...?) years ago and still haven't been brave enough to try it out. Congrats! Looks neaaaat too Cheesy

It's really not that hard once you get the hang of it. After a while you do it without looking. But try with a white or light grey yarn first. It makes it easier to see the stitches.
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