By Tamara Mello
Knitting whatever by means of hand after which using the centuries-old means of rainy felting ends up in lovely items which are sturdy, green, and undying. In middle Felt Knits, actress-turned-crafter Tamara Mello bargains twenty-five knitted and felted initiatives, from darling nesting bowls to stylish hats, comfortable wraps, and stylish hair components. Knitters will love observing their items tackle remarkable kinds and textures during the felting technique. With easy-to-follow knitting styles, easy felting directions, necessary how-to photos, and indulgent pictures of the completed initiatives, this specified ebook indicates knitters of all stripes the way to create particular components and keepsakes to final an entire life.
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Extra resources for Heart Felt Knits: 25 Fresh and Modern Felting Projects
56 stitches. Round 10 Knit. Bind off loosely. FOR THE SIDES OF THE BOWL Using your circular needle, pick up and knit 56 stitches around the bound-off edge; pm after the last stitch. 5 cm. Bind off loosely. Using your yarn needle, weave in ends. Use the tail from your original cast-on to sew over and close the hole in the bottom of the bowl. 31 / Home: Nesting Bowls Felting Felt your bowls according to the instructions in the Techniques section. If felting by machine, place each bowl into a separate lingerie bag.
They light up and play music, they talk, they walk, they fly, they shape-shift. But left to their own devices, children can amuse themselves with a wooden spoon and a piece of string. I wanted to get back to basics with this project. And nothing is more basic than a simple ball. Yet as uncomplicated as it is, its uses are infinite. You can roll it, throw it, and hide it. You can cuddle it, bounce it, and juggle it. You can even introduce it to another ball and make them talk to each other. Plus, these soft spheres look great stacked in a decorative bowl or box.
110 stitches. Round 21 Bind off loosely. Sides of Platter Pick up and knit 110 stitches around the bound-off edge. Place marker and join to knit in the round. Knit 9 rows. Bind off loosely. Using a yarn needle, sew up the hole in the middle using the cast-on tail. Weave in ends. Felting Felt according to the instructions in the Techniques section. Rinse in cold water and roll tightly in towel to wring out excess water. Shaping I use a large enameled cast-iron pot as the mold for these platters.