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« on: March 12, 2008 07:29:19 PM »

I recently made these for the slipper swap.  My partner, DisneyFan, is also a runner.  I found this pattern and thought it would be fun to make them.  I will admit, it was a bit of a challenge.  I don't concentrate as well as I once did, and there is A LOT of counting in this pattern.  (In case you're wondering, they're stuffed with tissue paper to help maintain their shape during shipping.)

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serendipity_sarah
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2008 07:37:32 PM »

Those are cute!  You did a great job.
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2008 07:45:44 PM »

Wow, those are really nice slippers, plus I love the colors  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2008 08:28:57 PM »

These are so cute!! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2008 11:26:30 PM »

holy smokes! these are AWESOME!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2008 12:01:55 AM »

Ahaha that is so cool  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2008 02:49:33 AM »

Good job ! They are wonderful !
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2008 03:20:03 AM »

Thanks for the compliments!
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teachingjonah
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2008 03:55:41 AM »

Those really are awesome.  The colors are great together.  What size are they?
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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2008 05:46:55 AM »

What size are they?

The pattern calls for a 4.75 hook, which falls between G and H American.  It makes a slipper that fits a foot of 9-10 inches.  You can increase or decrease your hook size to get a different size slipper.  Here is the pattern:

http://www.crochetandknitting.com/snkrold.htm
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Tiel
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2008 08:21:20 PM »

I love those slippers.  I've got a book of crochet slippers and there is a pattern for some similar to those.  But, these look a lot better.  Slippers do have a lot of counting involved.  I've made several different ones and hate myself during the whole project.  However, once done I really enjoy them.  I go through a pair about every 4 months.  I wear them indoors and out so they don't last as long.  But the ones my grandma made me 20 years ago I still have in my special trinkets she gave me.
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« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2008 11:17:50 PM »

wow u did great I've tried all kinds of patterns to try and make my mom slippers but they never worked out But I did come across one in here The Mary James they where white I think she is the one that started the slipper swap I'm not to sure on that though. but I made them and it was easy but they looked to small maybe its because I only used one skien and she is using 2 skiens  so she can hold 2 pieces of yarn togeather. but when I did it with one thread it came out small it fit my daughter which is a size 7 kids and I even used the hook size she suggested. so I'm thinking I have to hold 2 threads together. I wont give up until I succeed with my moms slippers. I don't think I would be able to make those sneakers because I tried a slipper where u do the sole first  and than u work up will I did the sole good but I must be miss counting when u work up the sides because they looked messed up and boy did it make me real sad because it said easy slippers to crochet but I felt dum because it didn't work out for me .that is why I went with the Mary Jane's they are easy to whip up. will I'm just chatting away. I wish I was Ur partner I would love to of received them u did a great job. Oh how dose one get involved in a swap do u pay a fee to get involved with swap. I give u thumbs up on Ur sneakers.
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