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Topic: Roller Derby Knitting  (Read 2011 times)
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« on: April 22, 2011 09:29:36 PM »

My husband is a referee for roller derby and I made him these knee pad covers. 

I knit them with Paton's wool and then felted them.  They are just big rectangles and then felted down to size.  Then I poked holes and laced them around the hard part of the knee pad.


I also made him these toe guards.  Unfortunately when I cut the hole to install them over the toe stop, I made it too big.  These ended up ripping because of that hole. Sad  I've been meaning to make him another pair.


And I made this jammer hat for my partner in the Roller Derby swap.
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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2011 09:38:46 PM »

the knee pads are awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2011 09:03:01 AM »

Those are awesome! I know when you and I were swap partners last fall that you were about to try out for derby, I take it you made the team? Mazel tov!
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