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kaytee
10-03-2007, 11:03 PM
Hey guys! :waving: I finally got around to felting my bag. It was my first time felting anything, besides a swatch. I'm really happy how it turned out and I want to felt more!!!!! :cheering:
Here's a before picture(click to make bigger):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/th_fo.jpg (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/fo.jpg)


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/th_fb.jpg (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/fb.jpg)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/th_P1060148.jpg (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/P1060148.jpg)

I think a bag was great for a first felt project. And the joining two color strands together was like magic, felting by hand. Check out Amy's video on it.

And another FO:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/th_FO-beanie.jpg (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/kdee/FO-beanie.jpg)

MaleKnitter
10-04-2007, 12:54 AM
That is so cool
Wow, I love the pattern and the shape and everything. Its so nice to see a GOOD-LOOKING felted bag. I went looking through patterns FOREVER before i found any good ones. Can you believe that there are THAT many ugly bags in the world? Anyway, It looks awesome.
Where did you get the pattern?

MaleKnitter
10-04-2007, 12:55 AM
P.S. the second FO is cool too

Slim
10-04-2007, 07:52 AM
Ooh, I love it! Nicely shaped bag, and the color combination is awesome. Great job!

sue in canada
10-04-2007, 08:23 AM
Great job. Love the hat too. What yarn did you use for it?

nonny2t
10-04-2007, 08:27 AM
Everything looks great!

dustinac
10-04-2007, 08:57 AM
Great job!! :happydance:

booskibabe
10-04-2007, 09:54 AM
Both items look great! I agree, the felted join is awesome. :)

Jan in CA
10-04-2007, 12:46 PM
Great job on both of them. :thumbsup:

kaytee
10-04-2007, 10:24 PM
MaleKnitter- I got this pattern from Lion Brand. I did change it a bit, because I only wanted one strap, not 2.

Sue- I used Lion Wool :)

Chrissie
10-05-2007, 08:20 AM
great bag, and I love the color combination on that hat.

ah
10-07-2007, 02:48 PM
The bag looks great. I'm working on my first felting project and am itching to get to the felting part.