How to Knit, Hand Dye and Felt a Rose

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How to Knit, Hand Dye and Felt a Rose Pattern

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Knitting: How to Knit, Hand Dye and Felt a Rose
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit and purl
  • increase by knitting into the front and the back of a stitch
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

These roses are easy to make, and when you dye it yourself, you can make any color! The whole process is very easy and doesn't require any fancy equipment or materials. And, because it's food color, you can use your everyday kitchen wares!
You can embellish the rose however you like or leave it as is. It's a great addition to a hat, purse, clothing or home decor item. If you put a pin back on it, you can move it around for multiple uses!
This pattern includes complete instructions - how to knit the rose, how to dye it and how to felt it.
It makes a charming gift that any girl - young or old! - can use.

Gauge:

not important for this item

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • after felting, rose is about 3 1/2" across

Materials:

  • About 40 yards of a white, off-white or very pastel color of a medium weight wool that will felt
  • US size 11 straight or circular needles
  • large eye needle to weave in ends

You Will Also Need:

  • For Dyeing - food color, white vinegar
  • For Felting - top load washer with agitator

About Designer

About Designer

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by DaisyandFlorrie
Chicagoland,Chicago,The Windy City,Illinois,USA, The Midwest
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I've always made things as long as I can remember. Both my Mom and Dad were"makers", so it just was what you did! The handcrafted item was always respected and expected in my family.

Mom taught me how to knit, which was a challenge, as she was left-handed and I'm right-handed!

Knitting is the one art and craft that I always return to through the years.

My other favorites are marbling, ...

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