A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 304,865
Currently Running With Scissors:
620 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: high-top sneaker slippers  (Read 3245 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ax174
« on: March 27, 2006 11:57:18 AM »

The pattern booklet  looked cheesy, but I'm glad I picked it up - I love the way these high-top sneaker slippers turned out.  The booklet was totally worth the three bucks!




« Last Edit: March 27, 2006 11:58:55 AM by ax174 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

jan_on_ice
Offline Offline

Posts: 1272
Joined: 07-May-2004

oh how i wish i was a fish...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2006 01:34:11 PM »

Those are awesome!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

***Truly Outrageous!!***
vanillaxlight
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5823
Joined: 31-Jan-2004


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2006 04:08:03 PM »

Hah! that's great
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm no longer a moderator, but I will always love June 2005 - October 2008

http://robotsinagrid.com
GumInMyHair
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2006 06:09:42 PM »

I LOVE your slippers!
 I have always liked "different" crochet slippers for some reason. I draw lines (or dots) on the bottoms of mine with fabric paint if they need to be slip-proof. I really don't need another slipper pattern, but I may just have to get this one now that I've seen your slippers.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
askaboutrpickles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 635
Joined: 21-Mar-2005

* i AM a very stylish girl *


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2006 06:22:34 PM »

those are awesome! i love that you used actual shoe laces too! hehe

what size shoe did the pattern give instructions for? any womens 12 or mens 11?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
http://www.cannibalizejewelry.etsy.com
http://www.leannealaman.weebly.com

Boycott SHAMpoo, demand real poo!
Jodi1978
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2006 09:06:59 PM »

Those are so cool.  Ill have to make a pair.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Fun4Bambi
Scrumble Curious
Offline Offline

Posts: 1797
Joined: 01-Sep-2005

Wanted for gluing googly eyes to other googly eyes


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2006 05:46:04 AM »

Love 'em!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ax174
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2006 07:09:04 AM »

what size shoe did the pattern give instructions for? any womens 12 or mens 11?

The sizes are Children's S, M, L, and Adult's S, M, and L.   I followed the instructions for the Adult's small (I have women's size 7 feet), but I didn't gauge - I just crocheted them to fit, and here's how:

- each slipper is made of three pieces: the sole, the high-top piece, and the over-the-toe piece.  The piece with the stripe at the bottom is added later, and greatly increases the size of the slipper, so don't worry if the high-top and toe pieces seem a little small.

- when you make the soles, after the shaping, just continue sc'ing around until it's the same size as your foot.  It should be on the slightly small side, as the fabric will stretch and as I mentioned before, you'll be adding more fabric to it when you join the soles to the tops

- make the tops and toes according to your size (i.e. S, M, or L) - if they're a little too long, it's no biggie, you can adjust them when you join the pieces

- before you sc the tops and toes together, place them around your foot and pin together.  If the pieces are a little big, you can just overlap them a bit when you join them.

- instead of sc'ing the tops/toes with the soles, pin them and whipstitch them into place (that way if your st count is off, it's no biggie)

Hope this makes sense.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jennerlou-hoo
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2006 08:40:47 AM »

 My mom made me a pair of these when I was little,they were pink and white.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let's GGGGGOOOOO Mountaineers!!
Homerof2
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Online Online

Posts: 6233
Joined: 19-Jan-2006

Loving life being a full-time wife


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2006 01:34:24 PM »

I've only ever seen these in baby patterns - they look great as an adult pattern!

Hmmm....wonder if my two teenage boys would like a pair?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Best Hair Loss Treatments
Hair Tips: How To Cut Your Own Bangs
Keep Curly Hair Frizz Free With This Hair Care Set
How to Braid Hair
How to Add Body to Your Hair with Beer
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Easy Tile Coasters
Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan
These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.