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Aunt Suzi
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2007 08:19:33 AM »

Awesome, daizyduke!  Do you have a picture?  Yeah, I found the same thing about stretching and made an edit to the pattern on my blog. 
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daizyduke
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2007 05:42:36 PM »

I will post a picture as soon as I wash them, probably this weekend.
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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2007 11:49:05 AM »

These are the slippers my Grandma used to make for everyone in the family, every Christmas and sometimes birthdays, too.  snip
They are cuter on feet than flat, though:

Love these- here's my version in Patons SWS.  one finished, one still at the sewing phase.  I'm going to make a bunch more!


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Aunt Suzi
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2007 01:35:28 PM »

Those are GREAT!  Love that yarn choice - never thought of using something like SWS.  Never thought of using a stripey yarn.  I'll have to try it!
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MaddiesMom
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2007 03:43:52 PM »

Wow - this brings back memories of the slippers my one grandma used to make for everyone. She's been gone for several years now (passed away a few months short of 90) but she managed to instill her love of yarn and knitting in me a long time ago.  I will have to see if I can carry on the slipper thing - I have plenty of time for Christmas this year!   Cheesy

Thanks for the pattern and the memories!!!
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daizyduke
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2007 12:37:57 AM »

I finally took a picture of the slippers. They are made with Caron Simply Soft Shadows.
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sthomson
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2007 08:53:12 AM »

Wow, my grandma used to crochet slippers like this when I was a kiddy - we'd get a new pair every Christmas! They were so warm and comforting. I like the ribbing on the foot and toe of the slipper - does it keep the slipper from accidentally slipping off the foot while walking around? My grandma's slippers didn't have any ribbing or elastic at all.
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Aunt Suzi
« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2007 09:59:48 AM »

I just checked back here--somehow I missed your photo, daizyduke.  Very nice!  I need to try multicolored yarn more with these. 

For Christmas, I'm planning to make my 4-yr-old nephew a MONSTER version of these!
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Kurisu
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2007 08:00:01 PM »

I love this pattern~!  It must have been pretty common for grandma era though... I found mine online like 2 years ago.  Cheesy

Here's my versions:



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