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e-slippers
French Press Felted Slippers by Melynda Bernardi
Knitting
Textiles class
L
Needle and yarn
US 15 - 10.0 mm
Ístex Létt-Lopi
218 yards, 100 grams 2 skeins = 218.0 yards (199.3m)
Purple
Ístex Létt-Lopi
109 yards, 50 grams 1 skein = 109.0 yards (99.7m)
Purple
Notes

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVfj70gVVT4

For more info about the electronics, please see the project website:
http://newtextiles.media.mit.edu/pmwiki.php?n=Main.Sneaky...
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I made these slippers for a class final project. I added textile electronics to them to make them light your path when you walk in them. For more information about the project idea, please see here:
http://newtextiles.media.mit.edu/pmwiki.php?n=Main.Dawn

I changed the pattern to make it more narrow because I have skinny feet. I made the bottoms 2 stitches less wide. Everything else was as written. Felted in my ancient washing machine in hot water. Took 2 agitation cycles and I accidently let it go through rinse and spin dry and they were perfect! I felted them in a zip-top mesh lingerie bag after the knot in my pillowcase kept coming undone.

And for more information about this awesome class, please see here:
http://newtextiles.media.mit.edu/

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Finished
April 27 2010
May 12 2010
 
About this pattern
French Press Felted Slippers
by Melynda Bernardi
from French Press Knits
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About this yarn
Létt-Lopi
by Ístex
Aran / 10 ply
100% Wool
109 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: April 28, 2010
  • Finished: May 12, 2010
  • Updated: May 14, 2010