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Felted Knits eBook: The Art of Shrinking Your Knitting

Explore specific techniques and instructions for knitting fun and beautiful felted projects with the easy-to-download Felted Knits eBook.
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Explore specific techniques and instructions for knitting fun and beautiful felted projects with the easy-to-download Felted Knits eBook.

Discover specific techniques and instructions for felting your knits in this detailed step-by-step introduction, including how to felt on purpose and not by mistake, techniques for both hand and machine felting, and choosing and testing yarns.

You’ll also learn whether knitting swatches is really necessary and how big to knit a piece before felting. Twenty-four detailed projects include stylish bags, totes, hats, and mittens; warm and fuzzy vests and slippers; and decorative pillows, placemats, and coasters.

With a section on embellishing felting and felting on felt (needle felting), knitters will be inspired to create these beautiful projects for friends and family, from the baby’s first felt hat to the furry slippers for cold winter nights.

Take your creative knitting anywhere you want to knit, with the Felted Knits eBook!

SKU: EP3434

Author/Speaker/Editor: Beverly Galeskas

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596688957

Table of Contents
Preface

Part One: Introduction to felting
What is felting?
-Felting or fulling?
-How felting occurs
Felting basics
-Getting started
-Choosing yarns for a felted knit project
-Avoid superwash wool
-Test-felting your yarn
-The actual test sample
-Preparing a project for felting
-Controlled felting in the washing machine
-Felting by hand
-The finishing touches: Blocking, drying, and grooming
-Caring for your felted knits
-Designing you own project
-When things go wrong

Part Two: Projects
You can take it with you
-Gift bags
-Small purse and small purse with flap
-Basic everyday purse
-Everyday purse with flap
-Pocket purse
-Easy evening bag
-Envelope clutch
-"Fur" trimmed tote
-Tap-top tote
Warm heads
-Brimmed hats
-Narrow-brim style
-Shaped-brim style
-Felted beret
-Angora baby hat
Warm hands & warm heart
-Toddler's mittens
-Child's mittens
-Adults' mittens
-Fur-cuffed mittens
-Muff
-Felted Vest
Warm Feet
-Mohair ballet slippers
-Felted moccasins
-Baby booties
The comforts of home
-Felted rug
-Pillows
-Tea Cozy
-Oven Mitt
-Coaster and trivet
-Dresser tray
-Dresser scarf
-Jewelry bag
-Eyeglass case
Personal comfort
-Neck cozy
-Hot water bottle cover

Needle felting
Felting notes for yarns
Techniques
Abbreviations
Sources
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Beverly Galeskas is owner of Fiber Trends, the largest knitting pattern company in the U.S. She has developed a national reputation as the “queen of felting,” and her patterns are known for their accuracy, style, and comfort.

SKU: EP3434

Author/Speaker/Editor: Beverly Galeskas

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596688957

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