Knitters will find specific techniques and instructions for felting their knitting 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. They'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.abbreviations 108 Adulta#39;s Mittens 53-57 agitation 11, 12 Angora Baby Hat 43-45 Baby Booties 75-77 bags 21-36 Basic Everyday ... 91 drying 14 ends, yarn 8 Easy Evening Bag 3 1 embellishment 96-99 Envelope Clutch 32 Everyday Purse with Flap 28 Eyeglass Case ... 5-8, 9-15, 17-18 controlled 3, 10-13 hand 13 hats 40 machine, washing 10-13 needle 96-99 problems 15, 17 what is 2-3 fibers 5, 96, anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Interweave - 2003-11-01|