THE PROCESS OF WET FELTING

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Wet felting is one of several methods which can produce felt from the non-spun wool. In fact, it is one of the first handicrafts known and the ancient way of making fabric!

The warm soapy water is sprinkled  to the layers of merino wool that are placed at angles to one another.

By repeatedly rubbing and compressing the fibres, they bond together into a single organic piece.

As the materials are laid out by layers, the work shrinks and changes, giving an unpredictable feel and magic of the finished piece.