Last week, I came across the 19 Row Slipper pattern on ravelry. It's very name held much appeal to me, suggesting a quick & easy, weekend felting project.
My yarn wasn't the bulky weight the pattern suggested. Well to be honest, I missed the line where it said DK weight DOUBLED!! My yarn, greedily grabbed a year or so ago, from one of Sandy B's sister Sally's (AKA The Bag Lady) great, yarn give-aways is a loosely-spun, mid-weight wool in orange with navy flecks. With some co-ordinating navy Patons Classic in the stash, I went for the two-coloured combo.
The pattern did suggest that for a higher slipper, one could knit another row or two. I did. Then the other modification I made, - copying from that other famous, felted-clog, slipper pattern - was to knit a double sole. Once the slipper was complete, I picked up stitches all around the slipper, where the body met the sole and knit a second sole, "" reversing"" all shaping. Even now, in their yet-to-be-felted state, they are great slippers.
Those sure look good. I just might try to find that pattern and go from socks to slippers :-)
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