February 7th, 2011

Felted Slippers On Ravelry - Project for 10 Feb.

Hi Stitchers,

This is the pattern and materials that you will need for our ‘project’ on Thursday!  I hope some of you do this with my sister, Lori, Ann, and I :)  If anyone doesn’t have to time to make it to the yarn store, let me know, and I’ll pick something up for you…

Felted Slippers

by Robin SmithPublished inAngel Hair Yarn Company

Craft Knitting Category: Feet / Legs → Slippers

Yarns suggested - Yarn weight: Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) Gauge2.75 stitches = 1 inch in Stockingette

Needle size: US 11 - (8.0 mm)

 This pattern is available for free.

Instructions for sizes: Child’s medium, women’s small, women’s medium, women’s large/men’s small, men’s medium, men’s large.

In addition:  This is what LORI WROTE:

I used 3 balls (50 g/50m) of the Lana Grossa Feltro purchased at Strickeria.  This made a slipper for a size 35/36.  You can use any bulky weight wool, but it must be  100% wool to felt.  Manmade or plant fibers, i.e. acrylic and cotton yarns, will not felt.

Other materials needed:  Size U.S. #11 needles (8mm)  Yarn needle for sewing the slipper together

I traced my foot on a piece of paper and measured to get the length.  You will need to know how long your foot is to make the slipper the correct size.

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