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Old 10-04-2009, 12:12 AM   #1
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Felting!?
What type of yarns can be used to felt? I keep hearing different things. Most yarn I have is acryllic. Is there a safe and easy way to felt that?Or should I just use wool?
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Old 10-04-2009, 06:59 AM   #2
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No, Acrylic won't felt at all. You need wool content, if not 100% close to that. And make sure you don't buy superwash wool - that's been treated so it won't felt. Look at the label and make sure they say you have to hand-wash it.
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:00 AM   #3
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yup, you can also check the label for 'felting' - I bought a huge lot of stuff that had GOOD FOR FELTING written on the label - can't get much more confident than that :D
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Here's some more help.

http://knitting.about.com/od/felting...lting_tips.htm
http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter03/FEATfelthis.html
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