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.