Here's my Kool-Aid/Wool before microwaving.
(Flavors, l to r: lemon lime, watermelon strawberry, mango, lemonade, black cherry)
The felted beads (instructions here) had a bit of a learning curve, but they're really fun to make. These are the ones I made after I got the hang of it. Wouldn't they make a fun bracelet?These sorry little beads were my first try.
(and yes, that's Lincoln's charming smile in the background)