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Make your very own animal balls, BTRT style!

Our felted wool animal balls were the first to hit the scene back in 2007!
Now you can make your OWN critters while you learn to wet and needle felt.

New skill + cute fuzzy animal... what's not to love?!

See our other listings for more animals and for multiple pattern sets so you can make them ALL!

This listing is for the WALRUS ball TUTORIAL.
It is only the DIGITAL PATTERN.

• full colour, picture loaded (35+) printed instructions (from an experienced felter and pattern author) for felting and embellishing the critter of your choice.
• online support and help that is only an email away

◘Skills you will learn:
• Wet felting by hand and/or washing machine
• Needlefelting basics
• Basics for choosing supplies for your next felting project (you'll be hooked!)

The finished balls are suitable for play at any age (or even as dryer balls!).
The tutorial is best completed by adults or children age 8 and up.
(The needles are very sharp and the nature of the craft does create a risk of stabbing one's self!).

Visit our Flickr Gallery to view more images of our completed balls to inspire you!

PDF file will be sent to your registered Etsy email address (unless you note otherwise) within 24 hours.

The PDF pattern is copyrighted. You may not reproduce, sell, or redistribute the written pattern, instructions and/or images in any way.

You may sell items made from this pattern.
Acknowledgement to Beneath the Rowan Tree for the design is an appreciated courtesy!

Frequently asked questions about BeneathTheRowanTree

Sizes are described for each item. If you are purchasing for a specific use or space, please be sure to measure before ordering. As each silk piece is dyed custom for you, returns and exchanges are not generally made for pieces that are their described dimensions.
Every silk item will arrive with a postcard bearing detailed information about the item and its care. Generally, treat silk like your own hair (a protein fiber)~ wash gently in warm to cool water with a gentle shampoo or dish soap and hang to dry. Avoid laundry detergent. Direct sunlight (ie on a clothesline) can quickly damage silk. Tumble dry low for a brief time, best of all~ press with a warm iron while damp.

Waldorf Wool Ball TUTORIAL: The Walrus (Learn to Wet and Needle Felt, PDF ONLY)



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