Claire Fairall Designs, 82 Knighton Lane,Leicester,LE2 8BE
These felt beads are so quick and easy to make.
With three size options the creative possibilities are endless. Why not make a necklace and matching bracelet?
Felted Size Small 20cm (0.8”) diameter
Medium 30cm (1.2”) diameter
Large 35cm (1.4”) diameter
Knitting needles 8mm (UK 0 /US 11)
tension - 11sts x 16 rows = 10cm (4”) st.st. square
Knitted using 1 strand of Worsted / 10 ply pure
wool – Handwash yarn.
Recommended yarn:- Grundl Filzwolle Uni felting yarn
50g (50m) ball Grundl filzwolle makes approximately 33 small, 15 medium or 8 large beads.
Small 1g (1m, 1yds)
Medium 3g (3m, 3yds)
Large 6g (6m, 6yds)
k1row= knit one row
p1row = purl one row
kfb = make a stitch by knitting into the front and then into the back of the same stitch.
k2tog = Knit the next 2 stitches together
Cast on 3sts leave a 15cm tail
kfb every stitch (=6sts)
*k2tog x 3 (=3sts)
Cut wool leaving a 25cm tail.
Thread the tail through the remaining 3sts on the needle.
Cast on 3st
kfb every st (=6sts)
kfb every st (=12sts)
*k2tog x 6 (=6sts)
*k2tog x 3(=3sts)
C 2013 Claire Fairall