Welcome to Pretty Little! I'm Lacey, a 28 year-old mother of two, and self-taught fiber artist, born and raised in beautiful Portland, Oregon.
This is how I make my baby booties:
I begin by crocheting the booties using my own patterns and 100% wool yarn. They start out about twice as big as the finished pair!
Felting or “fulling” is the shrinking process that transforms the crocheted yarn into thick, soft, and durable booties.
Felted wool is much different than wool/synthetic felt, which is purchased by the yard, cut using a pattern, and sewn together. Felting is making your own fabric using very hot, soapy water, and a lot of…
- Born on August 10
- Joined March 19, 2007