Eily grew out of his blue pair and Gabe gladly accepted the hand-me-downs. I’m hoping we now have the full range from baby to largest kid’s size.
A blue pair for Eily!
And finally the pattern is finished.
Every so often i go on a slipper bender, making several in a row and tweaking earlier patterns.
These are both sheepskin lined, one for infants and a new size of the crocheted uppers and leather/sheepskin soles. What’s most exciting is that I’ve begun working on a pattern for these, in adult and children’s sizes.
We are at stage two of working this slipper design, using 1/2″ inch strips cut from wool sweaters unstead of roving. Thus, an entirely recycled affair.
The cut wool prior to crocheting:
Gabe sampling the single one:
And Gabe unimpressed with the dirt that wound its way in his diaper. Nothing to do with wool or slippers. Nor recycling for that matter.