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DIY: Felted wool hot pads

September 15, 2011 |  6:00 am

Hot-pad-beauty-1-425 I’m in love with these felt hot pads, a project from Molly's Sketchbook at Purl Soho, a wonderful knitting and craft store in New York with a robust online presence.

You can find the directions for making the hotpads here. And order Mary Flanagan's wool felt here.

One 13-by-15-inch piece at $12.50 is enough to make two 7-by-12-inch hot pads. You'll need some cotton duck for backing and cotton batting for stuffing as well as cotton thread for quilting. 

Think, think: The holidays aren't that far off, and these would make perfect gifts for cooks.

You don't have to make them in oatmeal, of course. The felted wool comes in 45 gorgeous hand-dyed colors.

No running around looking for the materials. You can order everything from Purl Soho online.

 

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Photos: Felt hot pads. Credit: Purl Soho.

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