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Topic: My First Attempt at Felting!  (Read 2971 times)
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« on: September 30, 2009 12:50:17 PM »

This is my first real knitting project, a knitting bag. Before this I had only ever made dishcloths. I'm really happy with how it turned out! I learned how to felt, how to knit in the round, a bit about bag construction, and how to make and attach a liner.

Here it is, big and floppy before felting:

And here it is again, post felting:

I lined the inside with matching satin (pink overload, I know!) with a snap at the top so that I can close the bag. On one side, there are two tall and narrow pockets for knitting needles and a snap pocket for stitch markers.

On the other side, I put three more pockets for random stuff:

It's the perfect size too hold a couple of balls of yarn and my knitting supplies. Right now it's full of everything I need for a pair of socks I'm working on.
« Last Edit: September 30, 2009 12:51:13 PM by jackiw7 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009 12:54:47 PM »

personally I don't knit, but i think this came out very nicely. I would prefer to use it before it was felted, but that's just me. I like the inside as well. I love lots of pockets my bags. Most of the diaper bags I've been shopping through don't even have that many pockets! what the heck?

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2009 06:31:42 AM »

dont you love it??

I think the process is just soo awesome..

did you hand felt or machine felt??

love the stripes..

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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2009 08:06:05 AM »

Wow that's really nice!I love it ^_^


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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2009 10:51:24 AM »

it looks great, I love the colors together and you did a great job on the liner!

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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2011 07:34:50 PM »

I love this! I've never attempting felting before. I read up on it a while ago and didn't try it out of fear that I would ruin what I'd just made in the washing machine lol. Nice job though!
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