These slippers are a new take on my Short-Row
Felted Slipper pattern. I still love the old pattern,
but this version is a little faster and easier to
work. I have turned out a pair in less than 4
hours. So, if you have a Sunday morning, you
could whip up a pair, too.
These slippers are also more structured than my
previous version. I think I solved the problem
many people had of the sides and back of the
slipper flattening out. If the sides still collapse,
add a few tightly-sewn stitches at the join
between the top and sides of the slipper. That
should help shore it up. Blocking after felting will
All shoe sizes are given in the women's American
Gauge, before felting: 10 stitches/4 inches
Gauge, after felting: 13 stitches/4 inches
Size, before felting: 10 inches long, 5.5 inches
wide at widest point
Size, after felting: 9.25 inches long, 4.25 inches wide at widest point. This fits a woman's foot from about size 6 to size 9 (see pattern notes for more information about sizes).
274 yards of Bulky weight
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