Fleeced Boots by Julie Weisenberger

Fleeced Boots

Knitting
April 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 9 - 5.5 mm
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
s, M, L, XL
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These Booties use the same “extreme thrumming” technique as the Fleeced Earflap Hat. They are fun to make and will definitely keep cold breezes away from the ankles! Instructions include a tutorial with pictures.

Size:

Small (Medium, Large, XL)

Small: US youth 3.5–5/US women’s 5–6.5/Euro 35–37
Medium: US youth 5.5–7/US women’s 7–8.5/Euro 37–39
Large: US men’s 7.5–9/US women’s 9–11/Euro 40–42
XL: US men’s 9.5–12/US women’s 12/Euro 43–45
Finished Measurements

9 (9.75, 10.25, 11.25) in/ 23 (24.75, 26, 28.5) cm 

Note: knitted slippers tend to stretch; if in between sizes, size down

Materials:

Fleece

1–2 oz merino roving or fleece
Natural, undyed top can be purchased from Marvelous Merino’s Etsy shop
louet.com
peartreeyarn.com

Recommended Yarns

1 skein - Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky 85% wool, 25% mohair, 125 yds per 113 g skein

2 skeins - Pear Tree Yarn 10 ply 100% merino wool, 170 yds/ 155 m per 100 g skein - used doubled

1 skein - Malabrigo Chunky 100% merino wool, 100 yds/ 91 m per 100 g skein

Needles

US 9/ 5.5 mm circ needles, 35” or longer (for magic loop method)

Gauge:

15 sts and 30 rows = 4 in/ 10 cm square in garter st.