Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The next step was to do the initial wraps. On the legs I used the wool I would finish with - the legs are sufficiently thin that they only get one wrap. For the body and head I used off white core wool. At this stage, all I've done is wrap roving.
But then I added rectangles to build up the upper arms and legs, using the finish wool this time.
Next, I attached the antlers by wrapping the wire ends tightly under the chin. They get covered with wool as I finish the head and face and that's what keeps them in place.
Here's the finished reindeer. After making five, I'm getting the process down and am thinking of offerring a little workshop here locally. I love these guys!