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Old 08-29-2007, 10:40 AM   #1
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Will this felt??
I bought the loveliest yarn yesterday at Hobby Lobby on sale for $.99/skein!! It is usually $6.64!

My question though is, will it felt??? Here is what it is made of:
36% polyamide
11% cotton
35% wool
18% acrylic

Here's a link to it

I know it doesn't have to be 100% wool to felt, but is this enough?
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Old 08-29-2007, 10:52 AM   #2
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I've been trying to figure out what to make with that, I really like several of the colors. I think it probably has to be about 50% wool to felt. If you're thinking of a bag or something, you could make it with smaller needles to tighten up the stitches.
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Old 08-29-2007, 11:43 AM   #3
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My first inclination is to say no, but how does it say to wash it? Anything machine washable definitely will not felt.

You could make a little swatch and toss it in the washer and dryer and see what happens to it. That's probably the best way to tell.

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Well, I was hoping to make a booga bag with it!! It does say on the yarn wrapper to hand wash, no dryer. So I might be in luck??? I'll try a little swatch and see I guess!
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