Crafter Maggie Pace converts avid knitters of all kinds into industrious, smiling felters in this fun, easygoing guide to the simplest of fiber crafts. Pace guides you through 20 fabulous knittable accessory projects and shows you how to transform them with a quick trip through the washing machine. From hats and bags to scarves and sew-on embellishments, this simple method produces soft felt every time, and is versatile enough to work with any knit-worthy piece you can dream up.
Easy enough for beginners and exciting enough to inspire experts, felted knitting offers endless possibilities for creative crafting. The method is simple and magical — knit the project large and loose, wash it in hot water, and see it transformed into a soft and cozy garment or accessory. Kathleen Taylor encourages you to explore the possibilities of felted knitting with 25 spectacular projects that include mittens, slippers, hats, bags, stuffed animals, and more. Embellish your life with unique and stylishly comfortable creations.
Create a felted menagerie of fleecy, fuzzy animals with simple felting techniques that are fun, tactile, and easy for all ages and levels of crafters. Twenty-five irresistible projects introduce readers to wet and needle-felting techniques and feature many shaped and colorful embellishments. The comical critters in this original felted menagerie are sure to become friends for life.
Suitable for all skill levels, Uniquely Felt is the essential resource on feltmaking — a complete primer on techniques with step-by-step instructions for 46 projects and profiles of professional feltmakers. Feltmaking — the transformation of a loose pile of wool fibers into a durable, nonwoven fabric — produces a flannel-like fabric with a tactile appeal like nothing else. By adding a little soap and water to the wool, the feltmaker can press and shape the fibers together into wonderfully soft fiber arts.