Mabel Pattern

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Mabel Pattern

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • CO, BO, decrease, pick up stitches, seam

Pattern Description:

I made my first pair of these slippers for myself almost 10 years ago and only wrote the sparest of notes. Even though I've been meaning to write up the pattern all these years I didn't want to have to reinvent the wheel. I finally decided it was time and every morning as I slip on my cozy slippers I'm glad I finally did.

A note from the pattern: "Felting results can vary widely depending on the yarn used. If yarn is substituted for this project, it may be wise to purchase enough yarn to make a third slipper as a test sample. Make one slipper and felt it following the instructions to determine if adjustments need to be made for a proper fit." Instructions are included for making such adjustments if needed.

Gauge:

8 sts/10 rows = 4" over St st with 2 strands held together on larger needles. 10 sts/12 rows = 4" with one strand on smaller needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small (medium, large) to fit women's shoe size 5/6 (7/8, 9/10)

Materials:

  • 150 (160, 170) yds super bulky feltable yarn
  • Sample shown in Rowan - Big Wool, 100% merino wool; 87yds (80m)/100g; color #055 eternal, 2 skeins for all sizes
  • 15 yds misc. sport, dk or worsted weight yarn in 3 colors for rosebuds and posies
  • 10 yds for leaves
  • 5 yds for tendrils

You Will Also Need:

  • sizes 15 and 17 (10 and 12.75mm) needles for slippers and size appropriate to yarn for embellishments. Sizes may need to be adjusted to obtain gauge.
  • tapestry needle, sharp embroidery needle
  • washing machine for felting

About Designer

About Designer

dolce handknits on craftsy.com

Kim Dolce is the owner and sole designer for the Dolce Handknits pattern line. Kim has a casual, feminine aesthetic which appeals to women of all ages. Her patterns are easy to understand and execute and all patterns have been professionally edited. More of her work can be found in her first book, Dolce Handknits - simple, sophisticated designs.

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