Joining Yarns with a Felted Join

also known as Spit Splicing


The felted join technique, also called the spit splice works technique with yarns that are at least 70% wool. It will not work with acrylic or cotton yarn or superwash wool. You need a yarn that will felt. For unfeltable yarns, take a look a the Russian Join . Felting will dull the yarn. Best used on yarns that are already dull. Felting works on wool and some other animal fibers. This method is especially great for scarves and other garments with no “wrong side” to hide loose ends. You can also use water if you prefer.

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