Best wishes and happy bear making to all!
Here is the needle I use, and the wool.
I'm not really sure yet how to use the block correctly.
The felt sticks to it and makes it frizzy and hard to control.
Here is mohair that I dyed myself
(of course I did nothing with the white piece but rinse it out and toss it in the dryer to make it fluffy.)
The nose and eyes still need work.
Here is a picture I added a few days later.
He turned into a panda after all.. go figure!