Felted hats, berets and nuno felted scarves

Woolly warm hats for cold days and warm heads and nuno felted scarves

Strawberry hat for a toddler

Bluebell hat for a toddler
I love shetland wool for felting, because it is so very fine and soft. I felted many berets from shetland wool sometimes combining it with soft and dyed merino wool.

The shetland beret for a skipper

That's the biggest shetland wool beret I have ever made. That was 2011.

Shetland wool beret from the back

White/brown ladies shetland wool beret

White/brown soft shetland wool beret

In Autums 2012 I was asked to felt another giant Shetland wool beret 39cm in diameter. It was commissioned from a man in New Zealand, who collects berets from all over the world. This hand felted one was still missing in his collection. I love it, when the felted items, which I created, travel to different parts of the world and find new friends. There are 99+ different ways to wear this beret. This is what Daan, the owner of my second giant Shetland wool beret writes in his blog: http://beretandboina.blogspot.com/2012/10/shetland-skipper-beret.html

Here the female style to wear this giant beret
...and this could be the male way to wear the giant beret.

And a few month later in April 2013 somebody saw the giant Shetland wool beret on the beret project's blog and commissioned an even bigger beret with 48cm diameter! Here it is:

Just 5 weeks later I felted a beautiful red merino wool giant beret for the same person. Here it is:

Green-grey reversible beret

Grey and green side of beret
Reversible ladie's beret from grey shetlandic and purple/ lilac merino wool. 
Grey shetland wool and lilac shades of merino wool

Lilac shades of merino wool

Purple-red merino wool beret

Reversible grey shetland wool and dyed merino wool ladie's beret

Grey shetland wool and dyed merino wool beret

Nuno felted scarves using chiffon silk, cotton musslin and merino wool, corridale wool or shetland wool

I love felt making and even more nuno felting. The combination of an airy silk chiffon with sheep's wool is just amazing and inspiring.  
Shetland wool and chiffon silk collar with a felted button closure 



Blended merino wool and chiffon silk
Nuno scarf with Shetland wool and a light cotton voile fabric
Nuno scarf with grey shetland wool and blue / turquoise 
merino wool shades, combined with cotton voile

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