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melissa.atkins
02-26-2007, 04:01 AM
I am making a hat for my hubby with no pattern since I couldnt find one that would be felted. Has anybody found one before?
How much does Patons Merino shrink when felted? :??

SandraEllen
02-26-2007, 08:23 AM
You'll have to knit up a swatch and felt it to find out.

knit up a 6x6" inch swatch in your patons merino, then mark out a 4x4" square in the center an acrylic yarn. felt the swatch and then measure that 4x4" square. then you'll know how much it felts.