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Babette
02-20-2011, 12:36 PM
:muah: Can you felt 85% Wool/15%Mohair? Which method (agitation or needle pick). I prefer it does not shrink, how do you manage not shrinking?? This is my not so perfect 1st knitted sweater. Babette

Jan in CA
02-20-2011, 03:10 PM
Felting always shrinks. That's why when people knit something that is to be felted it's huge so they can compensate. Knitting loosely also makes it felt easier.

As long as the yarn isn't superwash it should felt. I suggest you knit a swatch first. Measure it, then felt it. You'll see how much it shrinks and felts.