I felted a different way this time. First I crocheted (out of wool, of course) a flower and then I threw it in the washer with a few items (for extra agitation) with hot water on a long cycle. It shrinks it a bit, and sort of mats up the yarn. The overall effect is a softer looking, fuzzier flower. I like the way it looks both ways.
Before and after:
I thought it would be a nice accent on this purple crocheted super-duper long scarf, available for sale (click the picture to visit my Web site):