Felted Knits

by Beverly Galeskas

Paperback, 2003






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.… (more)


Interweave (2003), 112 pages

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LibraryThing member nicole_a_davis
So far I've made mittens, slippers and bags from this book and they are deceptively easy. Don't be put off by felting! It's so fun and the end results are great.
LibraryThing member goblinbox
Worth the price of admission for the moccasin pattern alone! The photography is gorgeous, and the patterns - like all Bev's patterns - are wonderful.
LibraryThing member catknitter
Good introduction to felting (for me). So far, I have successfully made and felted two small purses. Instructions include very useful information on needle size as related to yarn size as related to finished item size; on hand felting vs washing machine felting. The instructions are clear, and the
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