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Hand-Dyed — 100% Wool that has been dyed & felted at The Woolen Needle.

Specialty Wool — 100% wool hand dyed and felted at The Woolen Needle using dye recipes to achieve an array of color blends for those oh so special projects.

Wool Bundles — coming soon

As Is — 100% Wool that has been factory yarn dyed & woven. We have felted it so that it is ready for you to use.

Wool Sizes

Quarters and halves are cut parallel to the selvedge. Because shrinkage varies, sometimes the pieces may be slightly larger than the minimum.

1/4 yd — minimum 13″ X 30″

1/2 yd. — minimum 27″ X 30″

1 yd. — minimum 54″ X 30″

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Adirondack

$12.00$36.00

Large pattern.  A fantastic vintage blanket like piece that gives a very antiqued look to your projects.  Each square measures 1 6/8 x 2 1/4.   Felted and ready to use.

Bean Sprout

$12.00$36.00

This vibrant green is great for grass, flower foliage, vines and other spring projects.  Don’t forget the trees you have in mind for Christmas!  Felted and ready to use.

Black

$12.00$36.00

 

Black is a solid black wool. Felted and ready to use.

Black Magic

$12.00$36.00

 

Black Magic is a dark stripe that is brighter on one side than the other. It hooks as-is or add a complimentary dark green for a great antique background.

Felted and ready to use.

Blue Stone

$12.00$36.00

A tiny Green and Blue pattern that is perfect for overdying.  Blue Stone is similar to the wool we had named Stonewall. Felted and ready to use.

Cherry Honeycomb

$12.00$36.00

 

This is a great old red for Santa suits, flower centers, blossoms, birds borders and beauty lines. Felted and ready to use.

Citrus (reversible)

$12.00$36.00

Versatile and reversible, this lemon and orange wool cocktail is two wools in one. Utilizing both sides of the tweedy orange, effortlessly hook or applique fall leaves, sunflowers and pumpkins.  Felted and ready to use.

Cleo

$12.00$36.00

Great for hooking or applique.  Also great over-dyed. Felted and ready to use.

Coral Reef

$12.00$36.00

 

Pink and orange with a little brown to bring it all together. Great borders and flowers maybe a pumpkin with a little sass. Felted and ready to use.

Country Creamery

$12.00$36.00

We especially love all its spot-dyeing possibilities, as it retains the square texture perfectly.  Felted and ready to use.

Coverall Blue

$12.00$36.00

Denim-blue is great for any application and should easily “cover all” of your blue needs!  We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Cream of Wheat

$12.00$36.00

 

A nice combination of light and medium tan with a bit of steel blue thrown in for fiber. So versatile. Felted and ready to use.

 

Cricket

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use for hooking or applique. Great for leaves, trees, flower and pennies. Also great over-dyed.

Deep Blue Sea

$12.00$36.00

An incredible, heathered blue background. Wonderful highlights of muted colors…navy blue, rust, olive and lighter blue all hook together with no effort on your part to create the perfect background. We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Desert Stripe

$12.00$36.00

The neutral stripes of various widths in tones of tan, taupe, natural and olive make this a versatile neutral stripe and a knockout over dye!  We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Dog Days of Summer

$12.00$36.00

 

This is a “Oh my gosh” stripe. Great leaves, baskets, vases and borders. Hook with the stripe or cut across the stripe for a variation.Think about flowers, sunrises or floral high lights. Felted and ready to use.

Elephant Ears

$12.00$36.00

Applique or Hook Baskets, Flowers, Chairs, Birds, Windows, Cabins, Inner Borders, Borders, Roofs. Felted and ready to use.

Fall Leaves

$15.00$60.00

100% wool hand dyed and felted at The Woolen Needle using dye recipes to achieve an array of color blends for those oh so special projects.

Note that all pieces are individually dyed and no two pieces are the same.

Flea Market Fancy

$12.00$36.00

 

Flea Market Fancy is a soft looking piece. Think about flower leaves and large fern type leaves. Backgrounds and borders. It is a great medium base with texture. Felted and ready to use.

 

French Toast

$12.00$36.00

The golden cast to this piece adds a wonderful warmth to your projects, we recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Gary the Goldfish

$12.00$36.00

 

Fish, Pumpkins, Foliage, Veins, Fruit, Sunsets, Flowers, Birds, Turkey Feathers and Paisley patterns are all great uses for Gary the Goldfish. Felted and ready to use.

 

Gettysburg Gray

$12.00$36.00

Beautifully shaded with a hint of brown/taupe and perfect for over dyes, especially your blues and purples. Felted and ready to use.

Ginger Snap

$12.00$36.00

 

A super border and awesome overdye, this rusty plaid has so many uses, including pumpkins, animals, landscapes and primitive flowers. Felted and ready to use.

Glinda (The Good Witch)

$12.00$36.00

A wonderful, vintage Pink/Red that will give an antiqued look to your projects. Flowers, Beauty Lines. Felted and ready to use.

Guacamole

$12.00$36.00

A beautiful spring green that has so many uses.  Hook a visually interesting piece of fruit ( apple, pear) without thinking.  This plaid is also great for foliage, grass and backgrounds. Felted and ready to use.

Inky Tweed

$12.00$36.00

A deep dark black texture which is a main staple for all your dark wool needs!  We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Kermit The Frog

$12.00$36.00

 

We are so thankful Kermit is available again. Kermit is great for leaves, stems, turkey feathers, grassy knolls and hills. A definite go to piece for rug hooking or wool applique. Felted and ready to use.

 

Lollipop Farm (Reversible)

$12.00$36.00

 

Shades of blue, grey, brown and rust are very muted on one side and more pronounced on the other. Great uses include log cabins, roofing, landscaping, urns and will make a wonderful background or border for rug hooking. Felted and ready to use.

 

Lost Atlantis

$12.00$36.00

 

Use for hooked or applique backgrounds, waters, birds, flowers, borders, skies, mermaids or feathers. Felted and ready to use.

 

Lumberjack

$12.00$36.00

 

Lumberjack works up perfectly as a moving dark background or perfect border for rug hooking. It is a large plaid lovers dream. Felted and ready to use.

 

Magic Mushroom Brown

$12.00$36.00

Large plaid. Hook or applique Trees, Branches, Backgrounds.  Overdyes wonderful.  Great for braiding, too. Felted and ready to use.

Magic Spell

$12.00$36.00

 

 

Magic Spell is perfect for Waters, Skies, Birds, Flowers, Whales, White pumpkins, Flower centers, Snow, Snowflakes, Backgrounds and of course overdying! Felted and ready to use.

Mail Pouch

$12.00$36.00

This is a great reversible. Use for log cabins, animals, trees, chimneys, roofs etc. the list is unlimited. Felted and ready to use.

Marmalade

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use for hooking or applique. Also great over-dyed.

Merlin

$12.00$36.00

Merlin is perfect Water, Mountains, Skies, Birds, Flowers, Whales, Flower centers, Borders. Also great for  lettering, turkey feathers or geometric designs. Felted and ready to use.

 

Mighty Mouse

$12.00$36.00

Mighty Mouse makes an excellent as is background. Hook animals, borders, transition lines.  Perfect applique base that is dark without being flat looking.  Felted and ready to use.

Morse Code

$12.00$36.00

This pattern is a go to for over-dyeing and great as is for sheep and snowmen, because you know they shouldn’t be white! Felted and ready to use.

Nubby Gold

$12.00$36.00

 

Perfect for pineapples, lions, flowers, baskets or a golden background or border. Felted and ready to use.

Old Town Road (Reversible)

$12.00$36.00

This faded stripe has subtle color and heathered texture.  We love it for roofs, trails, trees, and over dyes of course! Felted and ready to use.

Out to Pasture

$12.00$36.00

This is a popular seeded green. If you choose to wash this piece again, we recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Pea Stone Grey

$12.00$36.00

Perfect for Backgrounds, Bases, Grey Scale Rugs, Borders and Beauty Lines. Great texture to this one for primitive hookers.  Felted and ready to use.

Pearwood

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use for hooking or applique. Use for dogs, sheep, rabbits, fencing, boards. Also great over-dyed.

Pebble Beach

$12.00$36.00

This somewhat reversible neutral, with it’s interesting pattern, is a great over dye! Consider using this texture for animals, cloudy skies, pebble walkways, backgrounds. Please note, this weave is best suited for a 7 cut and above.  We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Petunia

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use. Great for hooking or applique. Over dyes well.

Pine Island

$12.00$36.00

 

Great for Neutral backgrounds, Birds, Faded Flowers, Old Hearts, Mermaids or Waters, Pairs well with Painted Turtle. Felted and ready to use.

 

Rocket Red

$12.00$36.00

Rocket Red is a red, red. Hold on tight, this will be a wold ride. We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Saddle Blanket

$12.00$36.00

 

This is another “Oh my gosh” stripe. When cut across the stripes it makes a wonderful border. Felted and ready to use.

Sandstone Plaid

$12.00$36.00

This neutral plaid is something new for you to try. With some of the light to medium variations of favorites like Lights and Shadows, this can be used as-is or will provide a great foundation for over dyeing.  We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Santa Fe Check

$12.00$36.00

Santa Fe Check is softer looking on one side and more vibrant on the other. Great for birds, leaves, flowers, turkey feathers. Will make wonderful wool applique flowers. Felted and ready to use.

 

Sawdust

$12.00$36.00

Backgrounds and bases are the first to come to our minds.  Borders, Transition lines.Great overdye. Felted and ready to use.

Settee Stripe(Reversible)

$12.00$36.00

Fabulously reversible, this is a muted old blue with olive stripes on the “right”side and teal-y version on the back side. Cut with or across the stripes for beautiful borders, leaves, lettering, vases, houses, etc.   Felted and ready to use.

Skyscraper

$12.00$36.00

Borders, Backgrounds, Beauty Lines, Applique, Bases, Grey scale projects. Great texture to overdye.  Felted and ready to use.

Smoked Paprika

$12.00$36.00

A primitive deep red with dark green and gold accents. Excellent for old structures, floral bouquets, baskets, urns or vintage backgrounds and borders. We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Snowball

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use, great for hooking or applique. Use for dogs, sheep, rabbits, horses, snowmen, flag stripes, fencing, boards. Also great over-dyed.

Spice Cake

$12.00$36.00

Large Plaid.  A vintage warm plaid.  Backgrounds, Baskets, Old Animals, Hit n Miss are a sure thing. Felted and ready to use.

Sunflower Check

$12.00$36.00

Back by your request this is a had to find yellow…sunflower in no wall flower.  Felted and ready to use.

Swamp Grass

$12.00$36.00

The new Swamp Green. All you green wooly tree people, fringe away! We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Tequila Sunrise

$12.00$36.00

This is a great orange/pink subtle plaid to add flare to flowers, birds and sunrises. Felted and ready to use.

The Princess’s Toad

$12.00$36.00

Pumpkin stems, Leaves, Trees.  Inner Border or Frames.  Great old looking plaid for sewing, hooking and applique projects. Felted and ready to use.

Thickety

$12.00$36.00

Deep, dark and mysterious combination of green and brown with a tin navy windowpane. Try as a border or background, we recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Tin Roof

$12.00$36.00

Inspired by the colors of a corrugated tin roof on your favorite weathered country barn, this new plaid will be a do-it-all favorite. An over dye must-try. We recommend a cold wash, cold rinse and a cool dryer. Felted and ready to use.

Two Old Crows

$12.00$36.00

Two Old Crows is a black & grey heathered plaid. Great for Old Crows, Sheep, Dogs, Cats and Horses. The possibilities are unlimited, think about roofs and backgrounds. Felted and ready to use.

Weathered Wood

$12.00$36.00

Backgrounds, Animals, Flowers, Inner Borders all come to mind.  Great to overdye. Felted and ready to use.

Whisky Holler

$12.00$36.00

Fantastic bourbon-brown with windowpanes of soft golden-green plaid.  Hooks a beautiful background or border mixed with other browns or all by itself.  Felted and ready to use.

White Wool

$12.00$36.00

 

 

White Wool is the whitest wool on the market, it is great for overdying! Felted and ready to use.

Wild Fire

$12.00$36.00

Soft shades of rusty orange and brown create a wonderful color combination with so many possibilities. Use for barns, log houses, roofs, trees, leaves, borders, pumpkins and much more. Cut with the stripes or across for variations. Felted and ready to use.

Wild Plum

$12.00$36.00

Felted and ready to use for hooking or applique. Also great over-dyed.

Willow

$12.00$36.00

Willow is great overdyed. It could be used to hook or applique birds, flowers, stars, a moon or a basket. Leaves, stems veins or landscapes. Felted and ready to use.

 

Wool Bundles

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Options for ordering bundles that contain 5 — 10″ squares of color coordinated felted wool.