Knit Balls/Felted Balls

I know someone was talking about these, but they’re not felted like most of us have been doing:

Here are some that aren’t felted:

wow, that swirl one is really cool!

here’s the thread where we were talking about felted balls in the gen forum. In case anyone wants to cross reference!

I found this when looking for flowers to felt, but seems as tho these flowers are balls 1st…why do we need felted balls?..just curious.

There are felted apples, but perhaps it’s a place to start. Came across it at the Daily Knitter and remembered this thread…