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This is such a fun project, and an adorable outcome. These little guys were designed for a friend who just had a new baby boy, and they fit him perfectly!. I wanted something that looked like little basketball shoes, and I think they turned out just darling. I love that they have the illusion of having the tongue of the shoe sticking up. Oh, I love baby shoes! Hope you do too!
Pattern Accommodates U.S./Can infant shoe sizes 2-6
Finished Length in inches: 3¾” (4¼”, 4½”, 4¾”, 5¼”)
Finished Length in centimetres: 9.5 (10.8, 11.3, 12.1, 13.3)
•10.9yd (10m) of Worsted Weight felt-able yarn for stripes
•109.4yd (100m) of Worsted Weight felt-able yarn for shoe bodies
•set of 5- size 7 (4.5mm) Double Pointed Needles
•lingerie bag / zippered pillowcase (optional)
•15”-19” of sewing elastic
•sewing thread to match CC
•6-8 sewing pins
Gauge: 16 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
Samples Shown Using:
Pink & Brown Slippers:
MC: Patons Classic Wool in shade 00210 (pink)
CC: Peer Gynt by Sandnes Garn in shade 3161 (Brown)
Grey & Blue Slippers:
MC: Paton's Classic Wool in shade 00229 (Natural Mix)
CC: Patons Classic Wool in shade 77115 (New Denim)
This pattern includes a complete step by step guide, with many high definition photos throughout to walk you through each step. This pattern was designed for the Adventurous Beginner or Intermediate level knitter in mind. Techniques include picking up stitches, knitting in the round, and short rows. If you’ve never felted before, this is a perfect beginner project! It’s felted in the washing machine, in an easy peasy process, and there are detailed instructions to guide you along the way. Instructions are given for Top Loading and Front Loading washing machines, as well as a Hand Felting alternative, for whatever your circumstances may be.
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