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javede 06-21-2005 01:11 PM

round felted coasters?
 
I know I saw them somewhere, but I can't remember where!

As I have now spun some yarn, I'm trying to find lil' projects to do with it. And these coasters would be perfect as a gift for my aunt and her family who are going to have a "we-now-have-our-own-house"-party.
Plus felting would hide my beginners yarn imperfections :rollseyes:

Mer 06-21-2005 01:16 PM

Is this it? http://www.knittingatknoon.com/coasterspatt.html

javede 06-26-2005 07:57 AM

Thanks! That's what I've been searching for.
But after a bit of testing I think I'll crochet the coasters and make them rectangular. The yarn is just too bulky for anything else.

Rennagayle 07-06-2005 10:57 AM

I crocheted mine, only I did them in the round. I absolutely love the way they turned out. I didn't really follow any particular color pattern, just changing colors on rows at whim, but they turned out so very cool. The really neat thing is how well they work, too. :thumbsup: I keep one at my computer desk for my coffee. I made it a little larger than normal, as I drink out of an oversized mug. I made the others normal sized for tea glasses, and they really do absorb the moisture.

I used tapestry wool for mine. I found several skeins at Salvation Army for about 20 cents a skein. They were very 70'ish colors, and my ds's girlfriend told me my coasters look very "retro". :mrgreen:

KellyK 07-06-2005 11:21 AM

PICTURES, Renn!!! :cheering:

Rennagayle 07-06-2005 11:23 AM

Arg! I am going to have to take the time to sit down and figure this picture posting thing out. :doh:

Kelly, did you end up doing the felted coaster projects with your seniors? And if so, how'd it go? :D

KellyK 07-06-2005 11:24 AM

YES! YES YOU ARE!!!!! :mrgreen:

My project is scheduled for July 25th.

One the 11th, however, Im doing a slideshow of my Costa Rica trip!

Rennagayle 07-07-2005 02:33 PM

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One the 11th, however, Im doing a slideshow of my Costa Rica trip!
I'm sure that with you doing the running dialogue, it will be almost as entertaining for them as if they were there! :rofling:

KellyK 07-07-2005 04:43 PM

Its going to be SERIOUS and EDUCATIONAL. :shifty:

Rennagayle 07-07-2005 06:31 PM

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Its going to be SERIOUS and EDUCATIONAL.
Roooiiiiggghhht. :thumbsup: :roflhard:

Just kidding, Kel. I'm sure even you can be serious when the need arises. :mrgreen:


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