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jessica

Oh those look so toasty and warm! Grammie used to make knitting slippers every year for Christmas-they were the best!

Cami

They look so nice! Have you tried putting like the puff paint on the bottom to make them not so slippery on the wood floors? It doesn't take much and that way you can still wear them all the time. That yarn looks amazing! Another great project!

abcgirl

are they backless? maybe you could try sewing some soft upholstery-type vinyl to the bottoms to reduce the slipperiness and floppiness. that's what i ended up doing with martha stewart's pattern for slippers sewn from felted wool. I found a vinyl that was sort of soft and "sticky" on smooth surfaces (i was in the fabric store, testing fabrics to see which ones gripped smooth surfaces--a little strange, but it worked) and cut it in the same pattern as the sole and used it as the bottom layer.

the color is great and i love the cable on the top!

Tracy

Oh, but they are pretty! Since the tops are separate pieces from the bottoms, how about you knit and felt new bottoms? They'd feel sturdier then.

And the puff paint is definitely helpful; one bottle is (nearly) a lifetime supply for a pair of slippers!

Oiyi

They are so pretty and the color is great. Maybe you can sew leather soles on them. A lot of felted slippers or knitted slippers uses them so they don't wear down the soles too fast.

linda

i think they are really pretty! you could always do something like this to make them less slippy: http://www.marthastewart.com/good-things/no-sew-slipper-socks?xsc=eml_msl_2009_01_15

personally, i'd sew the suede on rather than risk an iron on handknits, but it might be a good solution. nice work!

amandajean

they look so cute!

gardenymph

I know nothing of knitting slippers, but these are so cute! I'm sorry that they didn't turn out to be what you hoped for.

amy

look at you, cable master!

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