I had an idea and told her I wanted to experiment with felting wool; next thing I knewn she pulled out skeins of hand spun wool from her stash and said, "Here, take these." (!)
Natural colorNeedless to say I was blown away.
Dyed with madder
"Are you sure?!" "Yes. I like to spin it, but I never do anything with it after that."
So once this potholder is big enough I'm going to felt it. We'll see.