Felting venture

smalltownknitguy's picture

I bought some yarn at Hobby Lobby while I was in Tennessee. It is 86% wool, 6% mohair, and 8% acrylic. Will it felt? I know not totally because of the acrylic, but since it is mostly animal fiber, will it do a fair job of felting? Please let me know what you think. While I was in Tennessee, we only went to Hobby Lobby and Michael's. I did not get to go to any of the yarn shops in the area. The good thing is that we had a great and relaxing visit with my Granny. Now for knitting through the summer. Gotta find a project for my new Hobby Lobby Yarn.

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michaelpthompson's picture

Do a test swatch and find

Do a test swatch and find out.

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goatboy's picture

Yes...the acrylic content is

Yes...the acrylic content is no match for the wool and mohair which will felt like mad!

negativitysucks's picture

Yes, it will definitely

Yes, it will definitely felt. It probably won't get as solid as a 100% animal fiber yarn, but it will do a fairly decent job of it. I have felted with as little as 90% wool with good results.