DIY and crafts · Inspiration

Crafting: Learning to Felt

I'm experimenting with making felted balls. They're oddly fun to photograph. #diy #crafting

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I decided that I wanted to learn to make felted… things. Last Christmas I saw a number of cute felted ornaments: birds, foxes, and reindeer. I fell in love with felted creations and knew that I had to learn this art.

This weekend I decided to start off small: by making felted balls. They’re pretty easy – you roll up some roving wool with soap and alternating hot and cold water. Check out this youtube video – it’s the perfect beginner wet felting tutorial.

What can these balls be used for? Well… I have a couple ideas in my mind, but Pinterest has the following:

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