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Topic: Felted wristlet - first time felting; lots of pics!  (Read 2103 times)
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« on: July 23, 2008 11:41:53 AM »

I am currently in the Givers/Needers Swap Rd. 3 and ghilie sent me a wonderful package.  I got the package yesterday morning and by this afternoon have this to show for it. A felted wristlet!  This is my first felted item and although it's not perfect, it's definitely a start.  All I have left is to sew the side seams up and it will be ready to go.  I worked it up in a single crochet last night and then felted it with a load of towels this morning before work.

Thanks, ghilie!  Because of you, this new foray into felting is possible! 

I used the brown yarn she sent me for the body and the red yarn she sent me for the accents.  (I know it looks gray-ish on my desk, but it really is brown.)  It is a prototype for an idea I had for a swap and I will be modifying it a bit to suit the needs of my partner.  BTW, this only used about 1/2 the skein of yarn to make.  Talk about economical!



On my wrist for scale

Here's the post with all the stuff she sent me in it.
« Last Edit: July 23, 2008 11:50:12 AM by Kimberly_Star » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2008 12:12:45 PM »

Well that is just awesome.  I am impressed with your first try - it looks good.
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2008 12:16:02 PM »

Why thank you, ksafari!   Grin  Maybe one day I'll make one for you...
« Last Edit: July 23, 2008 12:16:41 PM by Kimberly_Star » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2008 12:38:23 PM »

sweet!  That yarn fulls nicely.  Maybe I will give it a try again.

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« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2008 01:02:06 PM »

It really did turn out nice, ghilie.  I'm fairly impressed with how consistent it is.  I just need to work on my consistency while I'm crocheting and it should be a match made in heaven!
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2008 02:39:55 PM »

Such a cute wristlet!  I love anything brown, and I adore felted bags.  It is just another project that my lack of crochet/knitting ability prevents me from doing Sad

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« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2008 03:05:37 PM »

It turned out really cute- love the button!

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« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2008 03:12:50 PM »

Very cute- turned out nicely!
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2008 08:56:32 PM »

Thanks!  I got the button on sale at Joann's online.
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2008 02:51:27 AM »

OH I WANNA LEARN HOW TO FELT! so i can make cool wristlets lol
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