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Topic: My failed felting attempt, and two very successful hats!  (Read 703 times)
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bananasandhair
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« on: July 02, 2012 02:59:23 PM »

I admit it...I liked crocheting better....at first!

When I picked up knitting, and realized that I liked the patterns more, I was determined to master it! Well, I haven't mastered it, but here are my first few attempts:

I wanted to make a wallet and then felt it, but because I didn't pay any attention to the type of yarn I purchased and that it was washer friendly wool, it just turned out as a pretty wallet, non-felted  Undecided




The next project was to attempt a hat. After many, many, restarts, this was the result:




My second attempt was more complicated, and has a few mistakes but I think they hid pretty well within the pattern:




And for any interested, I didn't have a pattern for the wallet, but the two hat patterns can be found on Ravelry...somewhere Undecided

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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012 07:15:38 PM »

Sorry your felting efforts didn't work out, but you're right--it's still quite adorable!

And I really like both hats, and the striped one especially.
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2012 06:37:37 AM »

I think the purse is great just as it is! Fab colours.

Hats are lovely too!
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