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A Project in Sheep's Clothing

Difficulty: 2-Easy

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Welcome to A Project in Sheep’s Clothing KAL!

A Project in Sheep's ClothingA Project in Sheep’s Clothing is a versatile project bag and a great project to learn the arts of wet felting and needle felting. Make your bag unique by incorporating stripes or other ornamentation, or follow our instructions to needle felt a sheep on your bag.  In this KAL you will learn how to:

  • Read your knitting so you can always tell what row you are on
  • Use a lifeline so you never have to rip all your work out again 
  • Do a provisional cast on
  • Knit in the round 
  • Knit front and back increase (kfb)
  • Make buttonholes
  • Knit an i-cord
  • Wet felt
  • Needle felt a surface design
  • Install grommets

Participants must know how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off prior to starting this KAL. 

Recommended Supplies

  • 600 yards of 100% wool worsted weight yarn in 2 or more colors. We recommend Naturally Nazareth by Kraemer.
  • US 10 or 10.5 (6 or 6.5 mm) circular knitting needles, at least 32” long Note: Since this is a felted project, US 9 or 11 would probably be fine if you don’t have these sizes. If you are adept at knitting in the round and prefer to use other needles, that’s fine too.
  • Long strand of cotton yarn 
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors

Optional Supplies

  • Grommets for buttonholes
  • Needle felting supplies for sheep:
    • Black & white roving
    • Felting needle
    • Felting pad
    • Small amount of white or ecru crochet thread, embroidery floss, or similar yarn/string

KAL Store

For your convenience, we have available for sale the yarn and pattern you need for this KAL. Save time and support our small business by purchasing what you need here. Click on the item name to see more details and larger photos. If you do not need your yarn immediately, we are happy to special order whatever color you like! Just call (423) 869-8927 or email store@mtnhollow.com, and we’ll help you find the perfect yarn!

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A Project in Sheep's Clothing Pattern$6.00

A Project in Sheep’s Clothing pattern by Beth Bohnert. Immediately after purchase, your download can be found by clicking “My Account” in the top menu, then “Downloads”.

beth-bohnert-designs patterns
Clover Natural Wool Roving$5.49

Natural Wool Roving by Clover is perfect for needle felting and other crafts! This pack includes 0.3 ounces of wool roving.

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roving
Dimensions Feltworks Felting Needle Set$4.39

The Dimensions Feltworks Felting Needle Set includes 2 felting needles, foam block, and brief needle felting instructions. The foam block is approximately 3″ x 5″ x 1″ thick.

accessories
Dritz Home Grommet Kit .4375" W/Stud Setter 10/Pkg$13.50

This package contains ten sets of 7/16 inch silver grommets with tools. The only additional tool required is a hammer.

accessories
Kraemer Naturally Nazareth$9.49

Naturally Nazareth is a versatile 3-ply yarn with great stitch definition. Made in the USA with wool grown in the USA! 100% U.S. Merino Wool Blend; 100 grams / 200 yards

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worsted-weight yarn

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