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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Knitted Slippers

Yes I managed to knit a pair of slippers,  my other sister in law from Vernons previous marriage always calls me her sister in law and she has very swollen feet and cant buy a pair of slippers.  These were very hard to knit as I had trouble with a nerve in my shoulder blade at the time,  plus I had a lot of pain in my hands when I knitted it as it is very thick and heavy.
 They were knitted with two strands of Big Value chunky wool by King Cole,  colour was called Heather.   Then to add height I added a top piece which I finished off with a picot row, The flower was a water lily pattern from the book 20 to make knitted flowers  I had some left over wool from another project long time ago so I have no idea who made it,  and I added a bead in the middle.
This is a picture of her foot yes it really is a big foot,  I stuffed a sock with small balls of wool to get the shape,  it helped me to knit and get the size right.
I put on the bottom a non slip piece of rubber with a used blanket stitch around.   I just they fit.


  1. Oh Margaret these are the most beautiful slippers, I so want some and they would make you feel like a fairy no matter how big your feet are :) I just love them You did good :) hugs from Carollyn!

  2. they are beautiful, how kind of you to make them for her, love the flower

  3. These are fantastic love the colours Ginny x As I do Rodos

  4. She is lucky to have you to help her out, what a problem...feel sorry for her..they are lovely Margaret..well done..x

  5. Fabulous slippers Margaret, I'm sure your Sister-in-law will love them - you are very kind.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob


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