knitted Felt Beads

These felt beads are so quick and easy to make.

Why not make a necklace and matching bracelet, or even some earrings?

They are also a fantastic way to use up every last scrap of stashed felting wool.

I give full and detailed instructions for knitting, making up,felting and jewelry making with these fun beads in my 3 page pattern.

With three size options the creative possibilities are endless.

Felted Size Small 2cm (0.8”) diameter Medium 3cm (1.2”) diameter Large 3.5cm (1.4”) diameter

Yardage 50g (50m) ball felting / filz woolmakes approximately 33 small or 15 medium or 8 large beads.

Yardage for each bead Small 1g (1m, 1yds) Medium 3g (3m, 3yds) Large 6g (6m, 6yds)

Recommended yarn:-any felting or filz yarn- if using Cascade 220 use two strands knitted together


  • Illustrated 3 page pattern
  • Suitable for Beginners

Materials you need at home:

  • Needle size US 11 - 8.0 mm , *Yardage , 50g (50m) ball felting / filz woolmakes approximately 33 small or 15 medium or 8 large beads.
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Claire Fairall

My sketch book is always full of new toy and doll characters waiting to be created in yarn.

I love bringing them to life with my knitting needles!

I spend my days in my sunny studio with my Siamese cat for company.

Surrounded by colourful yarn, my hands are busy clicking the knitting needles or sketching current ideas.

I create dolls and toys to celebrate the seasons and important times in people’s lives, Christmas and Easter- New babies and snuggly tired toddlers.

In between creating new dolls and teddy bears. I’ve created patterns for knitting magazines and worked with retail firms to create knitting kits.

I started out selling my knitted and felted bags at Craft and Design events where I enjoyed meeting other knitting enthusiasts.

It was these knitters who convinced me to publish my patterns for others to enjoy.

I do hope you enjoy your knitting project and if you would like to read more about my work please visit my website

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