Created by: Gwen Bortner
Project

Felted Neck Warmer

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Remember that the project will shrink both in height and circumference so plan for that. It will also make a "stiffer" fabric.

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Gwen Bortner made Felted Neck Warmer with:

Entrelac Knitting

Online Class

Entrelac Knitting

with Gwen Bortner

  • This was made with Rowan Colorscape (which is now discontinued).

Project Description

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Remember that the project will shrink both in height and circumference so plan for that. It will also make a "stiffer" fabric.

Q&A with Gwen Bortner

dymit843625 asked:
I like the idea of gradated colors - so pretty. Dye pots - here I come!!
Gwen Bortner answered:
I can't wait to see your creation!
Hippyknitter asked:
oh now this I will have to try.. did you make it using the same pattern but with larger needles?
Gwen Bortner answered:
Same everything, even needle size!
bfrisky asked:
I just finished the first project and thought it would look great felted, but I was worried that it would shrink too much since usually felted items are made bigger to allow for shinkage. I'm so happy to see that this works as a felted piece....into the washer it goes!
Gwen Bortner answered:
Please make sure the share the results. Remember felting is not necessarily consistent! But my guess is it will be fine
Kmp1961 asked:
I made a wool one also, and found the fabric was too scratchy for my neck, so I was going to felt mine to. Just thought it would turn out more the size of a clutch/purse when I got done, we will see!
Gwen Bortner answered:
Just keep an eye on it during the felting process and you can "manage" the shrinkage.

Skill Level

Beginner