Weaving and felting

As I’m part of the Spunky Weaving Club, I received this wonderful yarn for the mars installment:

After weaving, this scarf was to be felted, and it really was a big success.

The woven scarf:

To be sure that the squares would stay square, I needle felted them before taking the scarf off the loom:

I used this

to transform this

into this:

(It’s not the same square, but you can see the new fluffy prefelted fibres.)

As I love beads, I added wooden ones:

The fringe after felting:

And the whole scarf:

Believe me, it is as soft as it looks:

This is my first project with successful, intentional, wearable felting.

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