What kind of yarn were you using?
Did you make a tester swatch and felt it?
Different yarns felt at different rates, so you really have to keep a close eye on the washing machine during the felting process.
I bought a drop spindle and some wool top a couple of months ago.
I really need to get it out and try my hand at spinning.
I think my subconscious keeps putting me off, because I know I'll get addicted to it and never want to stop.
Everyone hates purling to begin with.
We concentrate so much on getting the "knit" stitch done perfectly by practicing over and over, and then when the "purl" comes along, it's going to naturally be slower, since...