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Just a squirt will help the ﬁber open up and make felting a little easier. A bowl with some cold water in it. Cold water shocks the ﬁber after it’s been in the hot water, and is helpful in speeding along the hand-felting process. Rubber gloves. Just plain old gloves like you might use to wash the dishes are ﬁne. The gloves protect your hands from the hot water and add some roughness that will make your hand-agitation more effective. A towel. You’ll put your felted item on this to dry. You’ll also pin felted items onto the towel when blocking.
Purl across in the same manner, beginning with color B and ending with color A. 4. Now knit two in color B and two in color A across the row. Repeat, matching the same colors on the purl row. 5. Continue in this manner, alternating color blocks every two rows, until the piece measures almost six inches. 6. Work two rows in stockinette stitch in color B and bind off. 7. Cut each thread, leaving a tail of about six inches. 8. Weave in the ends. 9. Felt using the procedure in the section “Steps for Felting by Hand” later in this chapter.
Felting by Hand One-Color Coasters Chapter 3 2. Knit in stockinette stitch, knitting one row and purling one row, until the piece measures six inches. This should take about 32 rows. If you use the long-tail cast-on method, the cast-on edge counts as a row of knit stitches. If you use another cast-on method, it doesn’t count as a row. For a basic one-color coaster, choose the color you want to work with ﬁrst. Then do the following: 3. Bind off. 1. Cast on 24 stitches using your favorite caston method.