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Knitted and felted Christmas slippers
Size: 21/23-24/27-28/31-32/34 (35/37-38/40-42/44-45/48) Materials:200-250-250-250 (300-300-350-350) g colour no 08, red 50-50-100-100 (100-100-100-100) g colour no 01, off-white
POINTED NEEDLES size 8 mm - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking st before felting = 10 x 10 cm.
SLIPPERS: Worked in one piece from the top of leg, and sewn tog mid upper foot and mid back afterwards. Loosely cast on 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts on needle size 8 mm with off-white. Work stocking st back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 9-11-11-13 (13-13-15-15) cm. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Change to red. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME on first row dec 2 sts evenly = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts. When piece measures 20-22-22-24 (24-24-26-29) cm cast on new sts for foot at the end of every row from RS: 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times and 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times = 22-24-26-28 (31-34-38-42) sts. When piece measures 44-47-50-54 (57-60-62-64) cm cast off sts at the beg of every row from WS: 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times and 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts. Continue until piece measures approx 59-63-68-72 (76-80-84-89) cm. P 1 row from WS, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly = 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts. Change to off-white. Work approx 9-11-11-13 (13-13-15-15) cm stocking st. Cast off loosely.
ASSEMBLY: Fold slipper double, WS towards WS, and sew tog mid back in outer loops of sts. Sew in the same way mid upper foot, up to approx half of the piece knitted in off-white. Turn piece inside out, i.e. WS is now RS.
FELTING: Wash slippers in the washing machine at 40 degrees with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach (usual spin and no pre-wash). Try the slippers on while still wet to shape them to the right size. Leave to dry. At subsequent washes wash slippers at a wool programme.