By Kathleen Taylor
Knit One, Felt Too bargains numerous felted knitting initiatives which are effortless adequate for novices and fascinating sufficient for knowledgeable knitters, too. And the consequences are outstanding! You'll love those thick, sumptuous mittens, hats, socks, slippers, baggage, toys, and residential add-ons. as well as that includes shiny, enjoyable colours and modern designs, those initiatives comprise dozens of principles for embellishment utilizing beads, embroidery, novelty yarns, felted balls, and needle felting.
An skilled knitter and all-around crafter who has written greater than 500 articles for craft magazines, Kathleen Taylor teaches you every thing you want to find out about felted knitting ideas. regardless of which undertaking you opt to take on, good fortune is assured.
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The fabric is simple but smart and also practical as it washes well. I just love the subtle reds and blues on this cushion and the frill adds an elegant look. I made a feature of the little dot print and dark edge on the frill print, which resembles the coloured thread that manufacturer’s used to put at the edge when weaving fabric, to measure how much cloth had been made. The self-cover buttons use the same fabric as the frill and add a decorative finishing touch but you could use any buttons.
I just love the subtle reds and blues on this cushion and the frill adds an elegant look. I made a feature of the little dot print and dark edge on the frill print, which resembles the coloured thread that manufacturer’s used to put at the edge when weaving fabric, to measure how much cloth had been made. The self-cover buttons use the same fabric as the frill and add a decorative finishing touch but you could use any buttons. 6cm) (could be the same print as the frill) • Ball of perle No. 8 thread • Five buttons, self-cover or to suit fabrics • Feather cushion pad 20in (51cm) square (will be folded) When making gathers you need to allow quite a lot of fabric, about two and a half or three times the finished length of the frill, depending on how close you want the gathers to be.
Cut them in half diagonally from one corner to another, to make four of Triangle A (includes seam allowance) – see Fig 1. 3cm). 8cm) squares for Corners B. 4cm) for Border 2. 6cm) squares for Corners C. 4 From a floral print cut four strips 2in x 33½in (5cm x 85cm) for Border 3. From one of the floral prints cut four 2in (5cm) squares for Corners D. 5 Border 4 and Border 6 are made up of half-square triangle units. 7cm) square and another square the same size from the pale background fabric. The half-square triangle units are made using a grid method, described in step 5 of Making Up.
Knit One, Felt Too: Discover the Magic of Knitted Felt with 25 Easy Patterns by Kathleen Taylor