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This was a fun, gratifying and pretty quick project made from thrifted sweaters. This would make a great last-minute gift, as they went together in n...
You will need a wool sweater (or two if you want your slippers multi-coloured), some wool yarn to attach the soles to the uppers, and a darning needle...
I had intended on giving these as a gift if they turned out, but didn't know the shoe size of the recipient. I traced about 3/4 of an inch around the...
I labelled them, although it was pretty obvious which was which.
To get the most flat and useable area out of my sweater, I sliced up the seam under the arm of each sleeve. I laid the sleeve out flat and cut two pie...
I put the two pairs together and made sure they were the same size and trimmed any uneven areas.
There are likely a dozen or more ways you could do this. My original plan was decidedly more complicated. When I went to cut up the other sweater, I s...
I really hate pins and rarely pin if I can get away with it. This is not one of those times. Get out your pins and beginning at the heel, pin the seam...
Get your second slipper to the same point. Mass production, people!
I used cotton yarn, as it was all I was able to procure in my small town. I'm not a knitter and don't have a stash, but if I was, I would have used re...
Working carefully to be sure the stitch lengths are the same, all neat and tidy, continue around the slipper.
Once you have blanket-stitched your way around the slipper. slip the needle through to the inside and knot your yarn a few times as close to where the...
The soles are so soft and squishy, it's like walking on a cloud! They felt so cozy the minute I put them on. They may be a touch on the granola side,...
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Posted:Dec 12, 2010
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