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More slippers!

February 28, 2011

I am getting slightly addicted to making these felted slippers. A pretty blue pair this time for my sister to give as a birthday gift.

I used the same pattern to knit them but tried some Cascade 220 Heathers yarn this time. They didn’t felt very evenly and I had to wash them 4 times in my front loading machine. However, I’m quite pleased with the end result, and I hope the recipient is too!

I’ve got quite a bit of the yarn left over so I might try some more felting – Faith has her eye on a pair of felted clogs that we saw on ravelry so maybe I’ll give those a go….

4 Comments leave one →
  1. February 28, 2011 8:47 am

    Wow they look amazing! I keep seeing this felting so how do you do it? xx

    • amylane permalink*
      February 28, 2011 6:54 pm

      You have to knit on large needles – things look very funny! Then wash them several times but without the spin cycle until they reach the right size. I still need a lot more practice I think! x

  2. February 28, 2011 9:23 pm

    these look great – so cosy!

    • amylane permalink*
      March 2, 2011 8:59 am

      They do, don’t they? I’m definitely going to make myself a pair 🙂

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