Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Step One - Gauge it Out

Project: Felted Wool Basket to hold the kids wooden blocks

Yarn: Lion Wool held double stranded
Needles: size 7 bamboo
Gauge: 15 sts x 21 rows = 4"
Pre-felted measurements: 5.5" x 5"
Post-felted measurements: 4.75" x 4"
   Height lost: 20%
   Length lost: 14%
   Area lost: 31%

Mold: "YARN ONLY" dye pot
Measurements: circumference 10.5", height 9.25"


Jill L said...

Can't wait to see it all finished!

Lisa said...

I'm with Jill! I have never felted on purpose, so you may be my inspiration....