Monday, November 23, 2009

Giveaway and felting!

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So check this out...

This is what happens when you put a Woolie Wrap in the washer and dryer! It is doll size now!
This was my baby's favorite woolie! She loves the purple. now I guess she can put it on her dolly.
So the felting process is easy enough. You can just throw it in the washer with hot water and then right into the dryer. BUT if you don't watch it and check on it ofter you might get something like this.
To have better control you can hand felt. Just get the water as hot has you can stand to put your hands in and then agitate the wool. When it starts to get the size you want it then you stop. Gently squeeze the water out, don't rig it, this distorts the shape. Place the wool on a towel and roll it up. Then you can mash (don't twist) the towel. This is an important part here if you want your wool in a certain need to block the wool. This is simply gently stretching it and putting it into the shape you want. Then lay out or hang the wool to dry somewhere
Wa-la! you are a felting pro now! Go and have fun!
Just a side note. I don't usually felt my wool for soakers. The wool works the same. I do felt it if it is a really thin sweater and it is going to be a soaker or a pair of longies.


saskia said...

it's newborn size! I accidently put one of my wooly wraps in the washer- I caught it before the dryer- kind of sucks because it shrunk- but still works