[HNW] Re: felt hat
mooncat at in-tch.com
Tue Apr 12 07:18:32 PDT 2005
A broiler pan? Now, that's really clever!
I'd wanted a ridged thing for my hats, figuring I'd have more work ahead
of me with an entire felted item, rather than just the gauge swatches,
and a couple of people had recommended those old-fashioned wash boards,
but I haven't been able to find one.
> I did a few felt hats & samples for a friend. Handspun medium and
> longwool fleece, 2 ply. They wouldn't felt! I did the temp change, soap
> ETC. Then I got mad and grabbed the only ridged thing I could find--a
> nasty broiler pan. I rubbed and rubbed. When the broiler pan was clean
> we had nice dense felt that had shrunk the right amount. So now we still
> joke that it ain't felt till the pan is clean...
> Good Luck!
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