Synopses & Reviews
Transform Cast-Off Sweaters into Sweet Felted Treats
Warm Fuzzies is filled with more than 30 cute and colorful projects made from wool sweaters, including cozy pillows and throws as well as stylish hats, scarves and handbags. There's something to make for everybody, including all the beloved little creatures in your life. Your pup will look adorable in the Haute Dawg Doggie Sweater, and your favorite princess will adore the Teacup Jumper with the playful mouse finger puppet tucked in the pocket. There are plenty of projects for grown-ups, too, like the Rainbow Bag with rows of colorful waves and the Rustic Throw with reverse appliqu? leaves.
The best thing about these projects is how easy they are to make?and there's no knitting involved Simply throw old wool sweaters into the wash, then cut them apart to sew into felted goodies.
Start with the sweet Cupcake Pincushionsthey're so easy, and so very cute
Sweet Treats has a broad appeal to knitters who are looking for alternative and less time-consuming needle-art projects as well as to DIY fans of recycled clothing, since the majority of the books projects use felt that is made from old sweaters and other garments. The reader will learn how to select the best knitted wool for felting, the best way to full (felt) it, and how to combine this process with a wide variety of other techniques, including appliqu, knitted I-cord, basic embroidery, needle felting, pre-felting manipulation and more. All of the 30 step-by-step projects are cute and colorful, from cupcake pincushions to little monkey hand puppets and a comfy throw with a bird motif.
"Warm Fuzzies" has a broad appeal to knitters who are looking for alternative and less time-consuming needle-art projects. All of the 30 step-by-step projects are cute and colorful, from cupcake pincushions to little monkey hand puppets and a comfy throw with a bird motif.