French Press Felted Slippers »
InstructionsA last-minute project to send a bit of comfort to my Auntie Fay in Vancouver. She took a nasty spill & damaged her eye socket, so I thought something special to help her heal would be in order.
My parents & sister were visiting while I knit these, and I was lucky enough to sneak into the condo they rented to use a non-coin-op washing machine. Hooray! What a difference it makes, to be ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool in Oatmeal, pretty pressed flower buttons
What was your inspiration?
I had knit from this pattern before & knew I could pump it out pretty quickly with yarn I already have. Boy, that doesn't sound very inspirational, does it? Oopsies...
What are you most proud of?
I followed Melynda's tutorial on the Bickford Seam more closely this time, and am very pleased with the result as compared to last time. Once the slippers felt down, the seam fades away from the outside.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
When the pattern advises you to place a stitch marker to aid in construction later, do it! It's nice to not have to guess how far you'll need to sew.