Class Description: Learn how to design and make felted bags and bowls of different sizes and shapes. Some shapes include a square/rectangle, a hexagon, and a circle.
Saturday, September 9 from 10am to 12pm
Saturday, September 16 from 10am to 12pm
Course Fee: $60 for 4 hours of instruction.
- Yarn: Non-superwash wool in worsted weight or heavier. You can use multiple colors as well (we suggest Cascade 220, which is a non-superwash wool).
- Needles: Big needles - at least size 10. You want to use needles that are at least three sizes bigger than what you would normally use for the yarn. Circular needles for magic loop or DPNs .
Class: This class will be taught in 2 sessions:
Session 1 (Sept 9): learn about felting, and what you need to keep in mind as you design your own felted bag or bowl, get started on your project.
Session 2 (Sept 16): finishing touches on your project, and then we will felt and shape your projects in class!
Techniques covered: Shaping for different types of bags and bowls, techniques for making handles