You know what’s cuter than common Pokémon characters? Fuzzy Pokémon characters! Beloved Pocket Monsters look much more cute in felt.
Needle felting is, as Craftsy explains, “the method of remodeling wool into 3D objects utilizing a barbed needle.” To create needle felting crafts, it’s essential to “agitate” the fibers of the wool, inflicting them to bond collectively to create a cohesive material. To start, it’s essential to take some felt fibers (roll them right into a ball if needed). Then, a particular felting needle is used to repeatedly poke the felt to agitate the fibers, making a stable material (observe: a tapestry or stitching needle won’t induce this course of). It’s not simple, however it might probably create some cute tasks.
YouTuber Mio has numerous movies displaying her course of. Below, she creates Lucario—full with soothing ASMR sounds:
She first creates the physique. To permit the characters to pose, she inserts a black wire. Then, so as to add shade, she makes use of totally different coloured felt fibers and pokes them into place. The completed result’s spectacular—and even cuter than common Pokémon. What is it about fuzzy characters that so darn cute?
Below are different Pokémon tasks.
And in fact, Pikachu.
All the movies are actually nice, however the ones with ASMR are unimaginable enjoyable. From taking the felt out of the bag to poke it with the particular needle or snipping the felt with scissors, the clips scratch all the proper ASMR itches. Even for those who don’t wish to take up needle felting, watch these and simply…calm down.
For extra fuzzy Pokémon felt tasks, comply with Mio on Twitter or take a look at her YouTube Channel. If you have an interest in taking on needle felting, take a look at Craftsy’s intro information for inexperienced persons to start out your journey into making fuzzy, cute characters.