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|Here are some details about my project:|
|Style||Whimsical, Holiday, Cute|
What was your source for this knitting project?
Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Berry Sweet
What materials did you use? 1 skein Cascade 220 in Red 1 skein Cascade 220 in Leaf Green Small amount of gold and black yarn, embroidery thread or roving for seeds and mouth 1 set US 13/9.0 mm double-pointed needles 16 (40.6 mm) US 13/9.0 mm circular needle Optional heat therapy bag materials NOTIONS REQUIRED Split ring stitch markers Tapestry needle Felting needle (optional) Safety eyes (optional) Buttons Washing machine Pillowcase for felting in washing machine Small amount of ribbon (optional) Fragrant herbs such as lavender flowers and small square of fabric 9.75 (24.7 cm) x 8(20.3 cm) heart-shaped rubber hot water bottle
What are you most proud of? I love the swirly top ("hair") on the berry. I think it gives it lots of character.
What advice would you give someone starting this project? While a swatch isn't necessary, felting is different for everyone because of the yarn used, pH of the water, detergent and type of washing machine. Knit and felt a 4"x4" swatch so you have some idea of what your results will be BEFORE knitting your project. If you have questions, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.