DIY Felted Ring Tutorial from Dans le Townhouse here. If you’ve ever wanted to try felting using wool roving, this would be a good project for a beginner because this tutorial is really detailed. If it turns out - great! If it doesn’t - you’re not out a lot of money.
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Unexpected Felted Zombie Penguin. Craft Fail or Homemade Ugly? I don’t think so because he/she/it is perfect for Halloween! I love this site: Crap at Crafts. I haven’t tried felting but I’m sure this would happen to me. She started with a kit and her post starts off with:
I swear to you: I did not start upon this project with the aim of creating a Halloween craft. Nor did I wish to create a penguin effigy of Gene Simmons’ hair style. But this is what happened:
DIY Free Knitting Pattern of Marley’s Ghost Chain Link Scarf. Do you remember Jacob Marley, the ghost, covered with chains from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? This pattern is so cool because after you finish the scarf you felt it in your washer which makes it stronger. Tutorial and free pattern from Knitty here. *First seen at Geek Crafts here. *I reblogged a larger chain link scarf by crochet clouds here.
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DIY Felt and Pincushion Pompom Plastic Animals Tutorial from Small Good Things. People who follow my blog know I love altering plastic toys and animals (see here). Pincushion Alpaca tutorial here, Bambi with a Pom Pom Felt Scarf and Felted Sheep tutorial here. For more DIYs with pompoms go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/pompoms
DIY Felted Funny Bunny Head Magnet. If you’ve ever been interested in felting and are thinking of trying it, this tutorial at Hi-Fiber Kits has a good tutorial with tons of photos that go step by step.