When you are waiting for knitted items that you've felted to dry, be patient. Do not put them on top of the heater to speed the process. Your item will burn and you'll have to flake the charred pieces off like you would with toast.
Creating a handmade life: will the quality of my days improve if I lay my eyes on objects I've made myself everyday? Let's find out. I'm working on reducing my environmental footprint while I increase my handmade footprint. That intersection is where it gets interesting, and beautiful.