These felted slippers were made using the pattern is Non-felted Slippers by Yuko Nakamura. The yarn is Bernat Pebblespun. Though this pattern isn’t actually intended to be felted, the slipper were slightly large and I had felted a bag using this yarn. After two rounds through the washing cycle (hot water), the slippers are a nice size 8 women’s.
The anti-skid treatment is done using the technique used the technique suggested in this blog post.
I had just enough of the yarn left for some fingerless mitts. The mitts are a shortened version of the pattern Slim and Funky Fingerless Gloves by Mindy Antonchak. I put them through a regular laundry load (warm wash/cold rinse).
These baby slippers were knit using the patternFelted Slip Ons #90080AD by Lion Brand Yarn. The pink yarn is Plymouth Yarn Galway Worsted. The white yarn is leftovers from my scarf basket.
I treated the bottom so the slippers are anti-skid (using the technique suggested in this blog post). In hindsight, I’m not sure baby slipper need the treatment as they usually aren’t walking at this size. Still, just in case.
This is my first attempt at felting slippers. I think they turned out fairly well. Not sure what my learning curve will be so that I can accurately predict the finished slipper size. The shoe length is just over 6 in. I think they will fit one of my younger nieces (my nieces ages range from 4 to 39, great nieces from newborn to 7). The pattern is Felted Slippers (toddler/child to women sizes) by Crystal Lybrink. The yarn is Plymouth Yarn Galway Worsted.
I ran across a couple of skeins of cotton yarn in my stash and though they might make a nice market bag. The pattern (Farmers Market Bag by Kathryn Ashley-Wright) looked like a good one to use. My bag measures 13 in tall by 15 in wide though I have no doubt it will “stretch” and be deeper when used over time. The true color of the blue is darker than shows here.
Here you can see the stitch detail .
I made this quilt using fabric I bought at an estate sale more than 10 years ago. The pattern is blooming nine-patch which I’ve used before to make a few quilts. I enjoy the way the colors shift with this pattern. The quilt is machine pieced and quilted. It measures 58.5 in x 67.5 in.
Here you can see the three fabrics a little better.
I used a brown thread in the bobbin so the quilting would show on the back.
Here’s the border quilting.
Other quilts using this pattern:
Rainbow Blooming Nine Patch
Blooming Nine Patch Child’s Quilt
Autumn Blooming 9-Patch Quilt
I think the wisp scarf pattern (Wisp by Cheryl Niamat) has become a fall back pattern for me. I’ve knit it with many different yarns now and it has never let me down. This one is knit using leftover yarn from a previous scarf. The yarn is Blue Ridge Yarns Silk Shimmer Lace. The previous scarf can be seen at this post from two years ago. The scarf measures approx 10 in X 66 in. The true color is closer to that in the second photo rather than the first.
I made these mittens mostly using some yarn given to me by a colleague’s wife. The fiber content was unknown and a ran out just shy of finishing the second mitten. I guessed at the yarn (baby alpaca) and got close but not an exact match. The pattern is Fallberry Mitts by Anne Hanson.
I then used the remainder of the purchased yarn to make this basic hat. The pattern is Regular Guy Beanie by Chuck Wright.