Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Felted Irish Tea Cozy

As promised, I'm posting an actual project, completed and everything! I found out about a week and a half ago that our new local tea shop was having a cozy contest. I couldn't resist entering, despite the time constraint. This cozy is made much like my felted hats: The body is knit and then machine felted, and the embellishments are needle felted later. I've never done three-dimensional embellishments before and was pleasantly surprised at the outcome. I may do a similar design for the hats I create this winter (If I have the time, that is).