Crochet for the Kitchen: Over 50 Patterns for Placemats, by Tove Fevang

By Tove Fevang

Inspired through the beautiful outdated potholders from instances earlier, this hands-on handbook bargains attractive kitchen styles and tasks for crocheters of all ability degrees. Small tasks, together with placemats, dish cloths, and towels, should be accomplished in a brief period of time and supply a handy outlet for checking out new yarns, colour mixtures, and stitches, or perhaps studying to crochet. The again of the e-book contains a “Crochet tuition” with step by step illustrations. mixed with a crochet hook and a ball of yarn, this beneficial device is all a crocheter must start on cute kitchen accoutrements.

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Cover the table well with plastic bags or plastic sheeting to prevent water damage. You might also want to place sheeting on the floor underneath the table as well, to catch any excess water. After preparing your table and floor, do the following: 1. Lay the bubble wrap or pool insulation on the surface, bubble side down. 2. Place the fabric in the middle of the bubble wrap and layer with wool, as you did earlier in the Flat Felt Making example. This time, since the fabric is porous and will adhere to the wool, you only need one layer.

Qxp 2/20/07 1 8:40 PM Page 27 3 Make a ball. 4 Gently roll between your hands. A finished felted ball. You can make solid colored beads, beads of different sizes, and beads that use multiple colors of wool in a marble effect. If you want to string your beads on a necklace, when still wet, use a sharp sewing needle to poke through from side to side. You may want to let the bead dry on a piece of string to keep the hole open enough. You can also create beads from slightly felted rope. To do this, create a rope approximately the diameter of the beads you want.

So, you really want to avoid over-felting initially. In the beginning, it’s easiest to practice this technique by felting the pieces together on top of a third piece of soft felt. qxp 2/20/07 8:41 PM Page 41 Texture with Mixed Media If you’ve worked through any of the mini-projects in this chapter, you’ve seen that layering is the key to building a piece of flat felt. However, you don’t have to stick to wool! Just underneath the very top layer, consider placing designs of string, yarn, feathers, fabric, or other items.

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