Eggs Wrapped in Felted Knitting

SKU#:
v12948

Eggs Wrapped in Felted Knitting

SKU#:
v12948

A plain-knitted square stitched together to form a tube with a fixed piece of string in both ends. Then put a plastic egg inside the tube and sew each end together with the egg inside. Then felt in the washing machine.

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Eggs Wrapped in Felted Knitting
Eggs Wrapped in Felted Knitting

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    How to do it
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    1.
    Plain-knitted squares: for the plastic egg measuring 6cm in diameter, cast on 14 stitches. Knit 40 rows in plain knitting = 10cm. Cast off.
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    For the plastic egg measuring 4cm in diameter, cast on 8 stitches. Knit 30 rows in plain knitting = 8cm. Cast off.
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    3.
    Sew the short ends of the square together, forming a tube.
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    4.
    Tack a piece of wool at the top and a piece of wool at the bottom of the knitted tube. Put the egg inside the tube.
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    5.
    Pull both ends of the pieces of wool tacked at the top to close the tube in one end. Secure. Repeat this at the bottom of the tube.
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    6.
    To make a string for hanging, crochet 30 chain stitches for the small egg and 40 chain stitches for the large egg. Felt the egg in the washing machine at 60°. You may pull the egg into shape whilst it is still wet.
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    An example
    This is a photo of eggs in bold colours prior to felting in the washing machine.
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