How to: Make fantastic felted pumpkins for Halloween

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These beauties could be yours, as Knitty has a free pattern that will show you what to do. Whether you decide to keep them au naturel as they appear in the picture, or add facial features, they're bound to brighten up your home this autumn...

How to: Make fantastic felted pumpkins for Halloween - Comments

  • Sunny

    You should have deleted the comment instead of editing it, sillies!

  • Sunny

    Felt pumpkin body, stem and vine in washing machine using low water/economy setting on hot water wash with a couple pairs of jeans or other heavy garment to provide agitation. Add a small amount of detergent or dishsoap to the pieces. Check every 10 - 15 minutes. Once stitch definition is no longer visible, remove pieces from machine and rinse with cold water.

    Stuff pumpkin with plastic bags. Wrap yarn very tightly around pumpkin at seam lines, and knot to secure. Repeat for each seam line. This will cause grooves to form along body of pumpkin during felting. Allow to dry completely.

    Remove plastic bags and scrap yarn tied around seams. Stuff pumpkin.

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