Finally Felted

After years of wanting to try wet felting and being encouraged by my old school friend Ali who has such a talent, I finally got my chance last Friday.

A lovely lady from my knit and natter group showed us how make fabric …

and these adorable little felt balls.

I think I may be seriously addicted to this new craft activity!

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  1. heikeknits

     /  February 13, 2012

    Such fun isn’t it? and so useful to combine with knitting and crochet. Hope all is well with you? haven’t seen you for so long x

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  2. Tracey Todhunter

     /  February 13, 2012

    Yes, it’s been too long. I am really enjoying the Knit Along patterns, hope to show off my knitting next month!

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  3. I have enjoyed my few efforts at wet felting – I think it’s like being a child again, messing about with wool and water and generally having fun!

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  4. Daisyfrog

     /  February 13, 2012

    Your felting is looking good! Such fun.

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  5. Tracey Todhunter

     /  February 13, 2012

    Thank you ladies :) I am loving it!

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  6. Ali

     /  February 13, 2012

    OOOhH Tracey I love your forays into felt! Your flat piece has such lovely colours – really cool swirly bits and love those wibbly edges! Fab felty balls too – would love to reach in and have a squidge! The colours on the larger one are sooooo warm!
    Funny how we swapped crafts this weekend….was going to warn you felting is addictive…but so is crochet I have found!!
    Keep up all your fab woolly work!!!
    Ali xxx

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