Have you ever tried felting a crochet project? Felting, aka fulling, is what happens when you accidentally toss your favorite wool sweater into the washer and dryer... and it comes out a whole heck of a lot smaller. Tragedy! But not when it's done on purpose! You can felt your wool crochet items to make them more solid, more rebust, and give them a whole new look! Here are 10 free felted crochet patterns to get you started.
10 Free Felted Crochet Patterns
Click on the names of the patterns you like to go to their pattern pages.
Felted Hook/Pencil Case by Kara Gunza, on Petals to Picots: This is hands down the most elegant crochet pencil case I've ever seen. And because it's felted, your hooks, pencils, etc, won't escape!
Crochet Felted Wool Dryer Balls by Janelle Wood, on Pretty Little Knit Stitches: I've been seeing these everywhere lately - usually for a pretty penny. But it's easy to make you own with this pattern! Fun, and economical, and green!
Felted Leaf Coasters by Lion Brand Yarn: Wouldn't these look lovely on the table?! The wool felt is ideal for sweaty drinks, and in the neutral colors of Lion Brand Fisherman's wool, they'll look great with nearly any decor.
Felted Door Knob Organizer by Patons, on Yarnspirations: I've seen lots of sewn door knob organizers - felting makes it work in crochet too!
Simple Felted Bowl by Lauren Housley, on Ravelry: This is a great stashbuster, and first felting project! And you can get organized at the same time!
Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay by DROPS design: These would be great for taking to football games this fall - make them in school colors! Or change the look of your dining room set in a flash!
Kluster by Berroco Design Team: I love the idea of crocheting a hook case, but how to keep the hooks from escaping? Felt it!
Rose Garden Tote by Michele Wilcox, on Red Heart: Isn't this lovely! A perfect project bag, or gift for your favorite gardener or flower lover!
Crocheted Felted Slippers by Better Homes and Gardens, on Ravelry: These would be super warm - and hold their shape!
Felted Chevron Tote by Leslie Ann Bestor, on CrochetMe: Such a great looking, modern bag!
So what do you think? Are you ready to give felting a try? If you've never done it before, be sure to download the ebooklet that includes the Felted Chevron Tote (#10) as it includes a "How to Felt" section!
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Terrific collection, felted items have such a wonderful texture!
THESE ALL LOOKS LYK THEY R OF VERY EXPENSIVE YARN.. ?
Not necessarily - it just has to be wool that's isn't superwash. 🙂
i love love love the look of these....definitely need to try!
Where is the ebook?
There's no ebook, just a blog post - click on the names of the patterns you like to get the patterns! 😀