Felted Wool Fashions: Making New Styles from Old Knits by Vivian Peritts
This fabulous guide is brimming with ideas for recycling and restyling your aging wool knitwear—simply by felting, cutting, and combining them in innovative ways. Find out everything you need to get started, from choosing the right old sweaters to the simplest, most reliable method of felting. Photographs display piecing and cutting techniques for felted sweaters, machine and hand embroidery for added interest, and sewing techniques to finish off each project. Imaginative embellishments are also here, including fabulous felted flowers and three kinds of buttonholes. With more than 30 projects for capes, vests, shawls, slippers, scarves, hats, tote bags, purses, jewelry, jackets, and even a cute dog sweater. Crafters will soon be felting away!