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Non Felted Slippers
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Oct 29, 2012 06:25:34   #
After not knowing what to knit, I decided to make the non felted slippers. I just love how they look. I referred to KP on the knit along for the slippers and it helped a LOT!! The original pattern is so badly written, but the knitalong sure cleared it up, now I am on a third pair lol.

So, the first pair, which is peach and brown, came out fine, but a little snug. So I made a second one ( I actually only made one slipper red and black), using bigger needles and thicker yarn.....well they came out HUGE !! Even too big for my hubby's size 11 feet haha.

So, now I am making a third pair, with the thicker yarn and size 7 needles, and I think they will be just right.
The color possibilities are endless.

But on the third pair, I will definately be making a cuff on them, I like my ankles covered.
I have to say too, that the way these come together is quite amazing. I just love making them. So quick and so simple, well simple once you understand the pattern lol. For those of you that made these, you understand what I mean about the pattern.
happy knitting !!
the first one above, fits just a wee bit snug.

the second one, HUGE!!

Oct 29, 2012 07:31:25   #
very nice
Oct 29, 2012 10:31:22   #
Naneast (a regular here)
Very nice job!
Oct 29, 2012 12:21:53   #
glnwhi (a regular here)
good job
Oct 30, 2012 06:45:53   #
What was your pattern??
Oct 30, 2012 07:03:52   #
boots (a regular here)
Nice work. Thanks for the heads up about the pattern. It's near the top on my "wanna do" list.
Oct 30, 2012 07:59:28   #
AmyKnits (account disabled)
I have this on my list for Christmas gifts but was a little afraid because I had heard that the pattern was confusing. I will follow your lead and read up on the KAL.

BTW... you are looking EXTRA lovely today, Crystal! LOL Happy Halloween a day early! (Am I the only one that noticed you are a bit bloody?)
Oct 30, 2012 10:41:10   #
Do you have needles long enough to make both slippers at once. I try to do that when the pattern calls for a lot of shaping be it sleeves, booties, or even sweater fronts
Oct 30, 2012 11:44:38   #
The slippers are very nice looking, but I--like you--need my ankles covered. Sure do like the slippers though. :thumbup: :D
Oct 30, 2012 12:12:33   #
Can you share the pattern.
South Africa.
Oct 30, 2012 12:12:51   #
glnwhi (a regular here)
mochamarie wrote:
The slippers are very nice looking, but I--like you--need my ankles covered. Sure do like the slippers though. :thumbup: :D

it is easy to add a cuff to the top I did this for my FIL and he loved his the instructor explains how on the KAL. they are so easy go for it!
Oct 30, 2012 13:17:23   #
What is KAL and how do I get the information? I'm a bit dense today (crap-for-brains) sorry to be indelicate. Would appreciate if this could be clarified for me. Thanking you in advance. :wink:
Oct 30, 2012 13:33:21   #
glnwhi (a regular here)
mochamarie wrote:
What is KAL and how do I get the information? I'm a bit dense today (crap-for-brains) sorry to be indelicate. Would appreciate if this could be clarified for me. Thanking you in advance. :wink:

OK go to KP search and type in knitting and crochet workshop it will give you a list select non-felted slippers and you can read all about them.
Oct 30, 2012 23:43:02   #
I think these non felted slippers are the same, or close to the same, as the ones posted here:
Oct 31, 2012 01:34:09   #
MaryE-B (a regular here)
These are nice looking slippers.
Is there any way you can make them using your foot measurements like I do with socks? I init a gauge swatch, take 90% of my foot circumference and multiply that times the gauge to find out how many stitches to cast on for the socks. If you could size the slippers that war, they would fit. I just don't know if you can d something like that for slippers. It's probably why I use socks for slippers instead of using slippers.
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