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Mom's (2nd) slippers
April 30 2011
May 29 2011
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Mom's (2nd) slippers
Mohair Ballet Slippers by Bev Galeskas
Mother's Day
women's medium
Needles & yarn
Berroco Ultra Alpaca
3 skeins = 645.0 yards (589.8 meters), 300 grams
Knit 'n Needle Yarn Shoppe in Whitefish, Montana

Done. Finally. I was on a roll with these up until making the outer soles to knit onto the inner soles, then lost motivation and they were left sitting for a while. Oh well… she now has her late mother’s day gift!
Note to self/Modifications: I continued the decrease rows around (just by two additional rounds) right before starting the cuff rounds, to bring it up a touch higher on the foot. I will do that again next time I make these.
Next time I will knit and bind off the cuff rounds a little tighter, since this time I knit and bound off those very loosely and they just didn’t felt up as snug as I was wanting.
I also omitted a straight knit row in the soles, next time I won’t do that. But that worked well for her, as she has really narrow feet.

She loves them!
The yarn feels super soft and cushy on the feet and skin.
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by Berroco
50% Wool, 50% Alpaca
219 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: May 2, 2011
  • Finished: June 13, 2011
  • Updated: January 17, 2012
  • Progress updates: 3 updates