Ist Post

MrBrattastic's picture

Well this is my first post here
I joined shortly before the holidays
anyway I just finished my first felting project

Its a simple scarf using stockinette stitch
to get the 3 dimensional bubbles I simpley tied in decorative stones and then felted the scarf

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crmartin's picture

Really cool scarf! I also

Really cool scarf! I also like the fingerless gloves you're wearing in your pic, did you make them also?

Welcome to MWK, looking forward to hearing more from you.

Randy

MrBrattastic's picture

the gloves are actually a

the gloves are actually a gift from a friend of mine
but I am working on a pair of cabled arm warmers

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thairapist's picture

Looks really cool. So you

Looks really cool. So you actually put stones inside the bobbles? How much felting did you do? It still looks quite soft and pliable. Nice colors too.

MrBrattastic's picture

yes I use smooth stones used

yes I use smooth stones used for for decorating I got the Idea from a book by Nikky Epstein called Knitting never felt so good I just tied them in and ran it through the washer twice
the colors are dark teal and lemongrass by lion brand the fiber is lion wool

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MMario's picture

Do the stones come out

Do the stones come out afterwards? I would think it would make for a very heavvy scarf unless the stones were pumice.....

MMario

MrBrattastic's picture

Yes once you achieve the

Yes once you achieve the level of felting you want and you let it dry you untie the stones and remove them

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albert's picture

Wow, scarf sculpture- I love

Wow, scarf sculpture- I love it!

TomH's picture

Love it. Very funky and fun.

Love it. Very funky and fun. Are you going to model it? I imagine it looks quite interesting when worn.