Felting

This week, my project included felting!

My friend has been making these great, felted tote bags and is now making a Japanese knot bag (on my Ravelry list of many projects to do).

I decided to make a small, felted project bag.

I chose to make Puk Vossen’s Mortarde tas bag (free pattern on Ravelry).

My color choice was inspired by Ravelry member Mellifico’s bag.

I used Patons Classic Worsted Wool in Sunset Gold and Cream.

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Due to my newness at knitting, where I picked up stitches (to start knitting in the round) was rather sloppy.

So, I chose to do a reverse single crochet all around the seam (otherwise known as the crab stitch).

Where I casted on for the handles was a little loose, but the felting helped that tremendously.

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On cycle in the washing machine, with some towels and it was done!

It is ADORABLE!

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This is perfect size for when I actually attempt to make socks!

Next felted project will be k knits felted knot bag (free pattern on Ravelry)

Today was also my second week of a five week sewing 100 class I am taking.

Last week we learned all about the machines.

This week, we cut our fabric for our first project-a small pillow.

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This will be a pillow for Miss ME.

Our second project will be a tote bag.

Have a good week!

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Linked to: Creative Jewish Mom, The Crafting Nook, Sew Can Do

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8 thoughts on “Felting

  1. Love the felted bag and your yellow and white color scheme is delightful. So Spring like…reminds me of the daffodils. Working on a felted project would be great for me as it would hide all my mistakes….hopefully! I made some felted oven mitts that were on Purl Soho several years back and I still use them. I need to make another pair and that bag!
    I have the sewing bug and it has been awhile for me but I am starting to make a quilt for my bed as there is a tutorial and QAL being started over on Brooklyn Knitfolk and I need a new quilt for my bed. Lucky you to have classes nearby. I truly always love your projects! Thank you for the inspiration…I really needed it this week!

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