Down the Slipper-y Slope

Mary Scott Huff

Sunday AM

Knit a pair of delightful Twinkle Toes slippers! Students receive the free pattern in class. As you work, enjoy the story of how Mary became a slipper-knitter, including a slideshow presentation and trunk show. We'll explore the various slipper architectures she discovered and/or invented while creating designs for her newly-released Fun & Fantastical Slippers to Knit book. Embellishment, felting, and various sole treatments will also be discussed.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate

Material Fee: $0

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Student Supplies: For Class: 2 100g skeins medium-weight 100% wool yarn suitable for felting (such as Cascade 220), stitch markers, size 10 (6 mm) set of dpn or size to obtain gauge, spare dpn in same size or smaller.
To Finish: Tapestry needle, hand sewing needle & thread, 11/2 yd (1.5 m) 11/2" (38 mm) velvet ribbon, eight 5/8" (16 mm) buttons, optional leather or suede scrap(s) for soles.

Homework: Practice Judy's Magic, or other toe-up sock cast on technique.