Saturday, March 15, 2008

Felted Purse

This is my first attempt at felting. The yarn was on sale and I thought it would make a nice purse. Plus, i found these neat purse handles on sale too, so here it goes:

I just started knitting a square until i thought it was long enough, then started decreasing until the yarn ran out, and did one more panel, then sewed them together. Here are the materials before felting:

Here's a picture for scale:
Next I ran it through the washing machine, and stuffed it with grocery bags to form a shape:

Here's the finished project, the scale really changed. Its width isn't much smaller, but its shorter:

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