So I had a ball of wool, the kind you use to make a Cowichan Sweater (scroll down for photos, a West Coast Native style) and knitted it on 12mm needles. Then I felted it. Boy was it thick! But I decided to make a purse out of it anyway, a black felted purse which my cherry brooch:
I know it should have been shaped better, but I was in such a hurry to take a photo. And since it's a bit fuzzy, I probably will add a liner to it.