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Felted Wool Balls
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Felted Wool Balls

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wool yarn (1 skein makes 2 balls)
  • Yarn needle
  • Nylon stocking or socks
  • Scissors
  • Washer and dryer

DIRECTIONS:

1. Wrap wool around fingers several times.
2. Remove from fingers and wrap into a ball.
3. Continue wrapping tightly until ball is about the size of a tennis ball. Note: balls will shrink when felted.
4. Cut yarn and thread end onto needle.
5. Weave thread under and around ball to secure, tuck in end.
6. Place each ball inside a nylon stocking or sock and knot or tie closed.
7. Soak in hot water, squeeze out excess water and dry in a hot dryer.
8. Repeat soaking and drying until balls are felted.

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