Farm Slippers by Andrea Mowry
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Farm Slippers

Knitting
December 2015
Fern Fiber Organic Merino Naturally Dyed Sport
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch in the Round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
140 - 650 yards (128 - 594 m)
Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)
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NATURALLY STRAIGHT FORWARD
: simple : therapeutic : nurturing : interesting knitting :

With a focus on natural yarns - “Naturally”, and leaning heavily on stripes - “Straight”, Andrea Mowry and Annie Rowden bring you a gentle collection of patterns designed to occupy your hands and soothe your mind, moving you “Forward” through whichever place in life you find yourself.

Mukluks have always been my favorite house slipper. Now with this pattern, they can become favorites for the whole family! Holding together two strands of sport weight yarn delivers a beautiful marled effect, with endless variations! Or you can simplify and grab a heavy worsted or aran weight yarn in a natural color for a rustic slipper. The Small and Medium Adult sizes have a taller cuff for the ladies, while the Adult Large has a shorter cuff for a more masculine look for the men! With sizes for toddlers and children, as well, you can have your whole family relaxing in comfort!

Sizes: Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)

Finished Foot Circumference: 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) inches

Suggest Foot Length: 5.25 (7, 9, 9.5, 11) inches

Yarn For the Marled Slippers: MC - 40 (60, 95, 105, 105) grams/ 125 (185, 295, 325, 325) yards; CC - 40 (60, 95, 105, 105) grams/ 125 (185, 295, 325, 325) yards sport weight

Yarn for the Solid Slippers: 75 (120, 190, 210, 210) grams/140 (225, 355, 400) yards heavy worsted weight

Suggested yarn: Fern Fiber Organic Merino Sport (120g/4.25oz/370yd)- 1 skein Madder Cochineal and 1 skein natural; OR Fern Fiber Organic Aran (114g/4 oz/212yd) - 2 skeins Sumac

Suggested Needles: size US 8/5mm 32 inch circular needle for magic loop or DPNs

Notions: Stitch markers, smooth worsted weight scrap yarn of a contrasting color (so you can easily see the placement of your afterthought heel), tapestry needle, scissors

Gauge: Measured over stockinette stitch in the round - 18 sts & 28 rows /4 inches, holding 2 sport weight yarns together as one strand, or using 1 strand of a heavy worsted weight/aran weight yarn.

Techniques to indulge in:Afterthought heel, knitting in the round, marling yarn, decreasing, garter stitch, kitchener stitch

Read more about this pattern on my blog!

Please check out Annie Rowden (byAnnieClaire) and her fabulous contribution to our collection - Rosemary Mitts!