Felted For …

I learned to knit about 14 years ago, on a scarf that I’ve kept since then for purely sentimental reasons. The piece was never a thing of beauty and has therefore seldom been warn, but even so, it’s been used enough to add some wear to its already pitiful state.

I’ve felt guilty lately about using it to mop up a leaky something-or-other around the house (it was the closest thing to hand), and I was just about to transfer it to the trash from the pipe it’s been hanging on in the garage, when it occurred to me that there might be a chance to save it yet. I’ve been meaning to learn to felt, and this wool piece seemed to be just the thing to experiment with. The process was pretty straightforward, and I think it felted up pretty well, helping to turn my tattered fabric into a Muppet-fur pelt, ready for altering:

Felted For ...

So, I’ve just turned my very first knitted object into my very first felting project. But what to do with it now? Any ideas?

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