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Suzanne has written some Hints for Knitting with Roving for you.
Simple Knitting with Roving Projects, 10 pages is $5.00
|Suzanne Pufpaff designed this instruction set, Simple Knitting with Roving Projects,
as a primer to learn to knit with roving. She has detailed information about
roving requirements, how to knit with it and how to felt and full the knitted
There are 4 patterns included, boots, slippers, vase and a fun pelt to use as a seat cushion or child's toy. See the vase we knit from our lambswool roving. This pattern is available as an e-pattern that you can download on this page.
The Knit Roving then Felt Bag, Clogs and Rug patterns, by Suzanne Pufpaff, were featured in Spin Off magazine.
Bags Pattern is $5.00
|A Felt Bag Knitted from Roving, can be made with approximately one pound of unspun roving. Large size needles, she used circular size 17 below, makes them knit very quickly. You felt them in the washing machine to a finished size about 12 inches wide and 8 inches deep. This pattern is available as an e-pattern that you can download on this page.||
Clogs Pattern is $5.00
|The Felt Clogs Knitted from Roving has directions for 4 sizes, ladies shoe size 6, 8 or 10 and men's size 13. Approximately 3/4 to 1 pound of "medium weight" roving per pair. This pattern is available as an e-pattern that you can download on this page.|
The Felted Rug is knit in units, all in garter (knit) stitch so it will not curl. Two pounds of medium sized roving knit on size 15 0r 17 needle will make a rug about 2 foot by 4 foot. This pattern is available as an e-pattern that you can download on this page.
Rug Pattern is $5.00
Roving and Felt Teddy Bear: The 3 bears were all made with this
pattern. Different size is created by using different types of roving. The
pink bear, 24 inches tall, is from a 50/50 wool alpaca blend. The little
brown bear, 12 inches tall, is from 100% llama roving which was thinner
in diameter. The white bear is from a 66/34 alpaca/wool roving.
Each pattern comes with one 36 gauge felting needle to create eye and nose and soles on the bottom of the feet. One bear takes 3/4 to 1 1/4 pound of roving, additional 3/4 lb. for stuffing (not included).This pattern is available as an e-pattern that you can download on this page.Bear Pattern is $5.00
|Bates Quicksilver 29 inch, size 17 Circular Needle $7.95||Marr Haven Natural Merino-Rambouillet roving is made on Suzanne's carding machine,Pufpaff's Fiber Processing, to work perfectly with these patterns at the bottom of this page, plus it will dye beautifully. Very thick roving can be split to get a medium size roving, weight amount needed is the same. More Hints for Knitting with Roving. more knit then felt patterns for adults || for animals || for children |||