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How Much Does Wool Shrink

A common question that felters have is how much does wool shrink when felting. It can depend on a lot of factors such as the type and fineness of the wool, what direction you have laid the fibres, what direction you roll the wool while felting, what temperature of water you used, etc. The […]

Wet Felting with a Washboard

The old fashioned wash board is quickly becoming my most used felting tool. I use it for the final fulling process when wet felting. What it does is it straightens out the top layer of wool and smooths it out creating a harder surface of felted wool. When wool hasn’t been felted enough it […]

Wet Felted Hats

I got a hat block for Christmas – Lucky Me 🙂 This one is a cloche style of hat block made of styrofoam from Gillian Gladrag . These hat blocks come in 4 sizes:

Metric Inches US UK Punti

55/56 21 5/8 6 7/8 6 3/4 4 57/58 22 1/2 7 1/8 7 […]

How to Make Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Instructions for making quail size Easter eggs using a wet felting method. […]

Feltmaking Index

Index of feltmaking articles. […]

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