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« on: November 08, 2006 12:04:37 PM »

I knitted up a bag last year and am just getting around to felting it [i wasnt sure because i liked how a certain stich looked] i filled my washing machiene with hot water and a pair of sneakers, just a secon ago, but do i need to put something inside the bag? so it wont felt closed?

i've never felted a bag before so im not sure if this is even possible. i'd appreciate an answer as soon as possible from anyone who knows! i dont want to waste all the hot water lol

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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006 12:14:16 PM »

I felted a purse recently and I didn't put anything inside and it's just fine.  It shouldn't felt closed.  I didn't even put anything else in with it (sneakers).  I just put the purse inside a mesh bag so the shedded yarn didn't get all over my washer.  It seemed to work well.  Happy felting!

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006 12:20:25 PM »

Thanks for the reply, I sort of got impatient though and started it before your response.  :-\I figured the heck with it if it felts closed I'll have a knitting experience and all that good stuff

I didn't put it in anything, so I hope it doesnt get the washer messed up - my mom would not be happy

thanks for the reply again, and Ill post picture when I'm done!
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2006 12:27:58 PM »

Great!  I look forward to seeing how it turned out!  Also, about the shedding thing... It's not that big of deal if you don't put it in the mesh bag... you can just clean it out after the water drains.  My project still shed some even in the bag and I just cleaned out the shedded yarn later.  It didn't ruin my washer.  It was just extra work for me!  Smiley
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