Felting is a simple process: take a knitted objectanything from a purse to a holiday stockingdouse it in water, subject it to serious agitation, and let it dry. The result is cozy, dense, and durableand totally different from anything you've ever knitted before.
In the follow-up to her best-selling Knit One, Felt Too , noted knitting designer Kathleen Taylor reveals just how to felt colorful Fair Isle, delicate cables, and blended novelty yarns. Her hugely imaginative projects, including gorgeous cabled handbags, stylish beaded hats and adorable appliqu’ed mittens, come with easy-to-follow directions and go far beyond basic felting.
|Publisher:||Taunton Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Kathleen Taylor is a research scientist in the physiology department, Oxford University. In 2003 she won first prize in both the THES/OUP Science Essay competition and the THES Humanities and Social Sciences Writing Prize.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: The Basics
Chapter Two: Playing with Texture: The Big Bag, Bobble Bucket Hat, Bobble Scarf, Yellow Ladders Purse, Child-size Shaggy Slippers, It Looks Like a Purse, Alpaca for Him Adult Hat, Alpaca for Him Toddler Earflap Hat, Alpaca for Her, Cranberry Honeycomb Scarf, Cabled Tote, Cabled Evergreen Jacket
Chapter Three: Using Color: Autumn Harvest, I-Cord Fun- A Good Left-Over Yarn Project, Men's Striped Slippers, Striped Hat, Patchwork Intarsia Mittens, Intarsia Sewing Kit, Zigzag Hat, Peppermint Stick Christmas Stocking, Child-size, Gingham Vest
Chapter Four: Exploring Embellishments: Frosting Hearts Hat & Bag, Field of Flowers Mittens, Field of Flowers Wrist Band, Beaded Tiaras & Magic Wands, Beads & Scallops Hat, Berries & Vines Slippers, Needlefelted Fingerless Mittens, Cosmos Bag, Needlefelted Primitive Santa Ornaments