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These slippers can also be worn in shoes like commercial footies or socks. The size is easily adjustable and the slipper toe can be knit in a decorative pattern. Plasti Dip or another synthetic laytex can be used to treat the soles if you intend these to be used as slippers instead of footies.
Counterpanes are decorative bed covers. In her book, Knitting Counterpanes, Traditional Coverlet Patterns for Contemporary Knitters, Mary Walker Phillips gives a thorough history of counterpanes. She then shares a number of knitting patterns for blocks and borders.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This variation of the vintage neck scarf pattern that crosses in the front through a channel to hold it closed includes strategically placed increases/decreases to lengthen the shawl in the back, and intermittent short rows to provide flare. The lace patterns (the diamond edge and the mouse prints neckline) are inspired by patterns in Gossamer W...
The scarf starts at the bottom front. The two long tails are worked up to the neck ending with four mirrored increases on each side to shape the neck slightly. Then back-of-neck stitches are cast on and the two tails are joined to form the basis of the back collar. Decreases on each side shape the back.