Regency House Slippers by Lisa Jacobs

Regency House Slippers

Knitting
April 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, before felting
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
218 yards (199 m)
8 (9, 10¼)" foot circumference and 9¾ (11, 12)" long. Slippers shown measure 9".
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $14.99.

These slippers, modeled after dancing slippers, bring Regency style into the twenty-first century. Wear them around the house as graceful slippers, and be sure to add a leather or suede sole for safety on hard floors.

Finished Size 8 (9, 10¼)“ foot circumference and 9¾ (11, 12)” long. Slippers shown measure 9”.

Yarn Ístex Álafoss Lopi (100% wool; 109 yd 100 m/3½ oz 100 g): #0051 white, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needles Size 10½ (6.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 3 yd ½ “ double-fold bias tape; matching sewing thread; sewing needle; two 1½ “ buttons (shown: glass buttons from www.dollypalmerglass.com).

Gauge 14 sts and 16 rows = 4” in St st, before felting.