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New Pal

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Posted - 05/06/2005 :  1:07:27 PM  Show Profile Send fin a Private Message
I was wondering if it was possible to use the pieces that come loose while felting in the washing machine for needle felting. Has anyone done this, are all those gobs of fiber good for anything or do you have to buy wool roving to needle felt with? Is there any way to use short scraps of leftover wool yarn for needle felting, if you like pull it apart first? thanks

truly violet
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Posted - 05/06/2005 :  1:52:42 PM  Show Profile  Visit truly violet's Homepage Send truly violet a Private Message
while you can try it, (I know that poly-fill felts!only with needle felting however)
however I would imagine that the fibers are too short to stay together by themselves.

none of this will matter in 100 years.......except I will finally be at my goal
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Posted - 05/07/2005 :  4:45:39 PM  Show Profile Send kekokat a Private Message
yep. Ir works. Just takes a little persistence and oomph.
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